Formulating a Viable Scientific Hypothesis

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A hypothesis is

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1. Which of the following is a criterion for a good hypothesis?

2. Which of the following is an example of a viable hypothesis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you review topics such as the traits of a viable hypothesis and the Latin meaning of science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will asked to answer questions on:

  • An example of a valid scientific hypothesis
  • The definition of hypothesis
  • The meaning of science in Latin
  • The criterion for a good hypothesis

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hypothesis lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the criterion for a good hypothesis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define hypothesis

Additional Learning

Go over the lesson titled Forming a Valuable Scientific Hypothesis for more information on this topic and related concepts. Use this lesson to meet the following objectives:

  • Define hypothesis
  • Determine how a valid scientific hypothesis is created
  • Test to see if a hypothesis is valid
  • Refine a hypothesis
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