FTCE Scientific Data Flashcards

FTCE Scientific Data Flashcards
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The first rule when dealing with a problem with a chart is to orient yourself to the _____ and _____ axes
x; y
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For multiple choice questions, rather than wasting time checking each answer, you should try to _____
answer the question on your own
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When faced with a science question involving a table, you should make sure that you _____ the concept the problem concerns
verify the concept
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The first and best thing to do when answering a question with a data table
scan the table
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The number of digits in a measurement including the certain digits and the one uncertain digit
significant figures
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The last digit of a measurement that can vary between two people measuring the same object
uncertain digit
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The degree of closeness of several different measurements to each other
precision
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The degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
accuracy
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Flashcard Content Overview

The field of science relies on proper use of the scientific method, interpretation, and data analysis. You can use these flashcards to learn more about some of the important aspects of scientific data covered in the FTCE Elementary Education K-6 exam, other exams, or to help you navigate scientific claims.

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To learn more about scientific data, please refer to the following lessons:

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The degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
accuracy
The degree of closeness of several different measurements to each other
precision
The last digit of a measurement that can vary between two people measuring the same object
uncertain digit
The number of digits in a measurement including the certain digits and the one uncertain digit
significant figures
The first and best thing to do when answering a question with a data table
scan the table
When faced with a science question involving a table, you should make sure that you _____ the concept the problem concerns
verify the concept
For multiple choice questions, rather than wasting time checking each answer, you should try to _____
answer the question on your own
The first rule when dealing with a problem with a chart is to orient yourself to the _____ and _____ axes
x; y
When dealing with a question involving a graph, you need to identify the _____ of the chart
trends
Before looking at the given answers for a question dealing with a graph, you should always try to _____
answer the question by yourself
The organized body of knowledge about the natural worlds gained through experimentation and observation
science
Identify the number of significant figures in the following number: 109
3
Identify the number of significant figures in the following number: 13.095
5
Identify the number of significant figures in the following number: 5000
1
Put the following steps of the scientific process in the correct order: collect data, hypothesis, communicate, ask a question, analyze data, does it fit?.

1) ask a question

2) hypothesis

3) collect data

4) analyze data

5) does it fit

6) communicate

The process by which scientific claims are evaluated by being critiqued and tested by other scientists before being published
peer review
The type of measurement an improper or damaged tool will give
inaccurate

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