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Evaluating Data from Scientific Investigation

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In a good quality science experiment, how many variables change?

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1. What is accuracy in a science experiment?

2. What is precision (or reproducibility) in a science experiment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to understand more about evaluating scientific data. Quiz questions will test what you know about the number of variables that change in a good quality scientific experiment and the accuracy of said experiment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study assessments to:

  • Define precision in a science experiment
  • Determine data sets that are the most accurate
  • Identify data sets that are the most precise

Skills Practiced

Follow along these study guidelines:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about reproducible data in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how accurate a data set is and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many variables change in a good quality science experiment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about evaluating scientific data

Additional Learning

This lesson will guide your instruction on how to properly evaluate scientific data. Entitled Evaluating Data from Scientific Investigation, the lesson will cover the following:

  • Understand what a scientific experiment is
  • Know the difference between independent and dependent variables
  • Define accuracy of data
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