Scientific Experiment: Definition & Examples


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A scientific experiment is:

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1. A hypothesis is an explanation that:

2. Francis Bacon did not like to use _____ to develop a hypothesis.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the features of scientific experiments. Some of the material you'll be quizzed on includes the highest level of scientific experiment and the characteristics of observation experiments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Defintions of scientific experiment and hypothesis
  • Francis Bacon's thoughts on developing a hypothesis
  • Highest level of scientific experiment
  • Characteristics of observation experiments

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding observation experiments and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as scientific experiment and hypothesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the highest level of scientific experiment and Francis Bacon's thoughts on developing a hypothesis

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson, Scientific Experiment: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the following terms: scientific experiment and hypothesis
  • Tell Francis Bacon's arguments against the scientific method
  • Compare and contrast inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Name the three main types of scientific experiments and identify an example of each
  • Know the most detailed type of scientific experiment