Scientific Investigations: Keeping Records & Communicating Results


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What is a scientific investigation?

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1. Why is it important to keep good records when doing a scientific investigation?

2. When analyzing and communicating your data, what will a good scientist always be referring to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you will test your knowledge of record keeping and communication methods used by scientists in their investigations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments are designed to test your knowledge of the following:

  • Meaning of a scientific investigation
  • Value of keeping accurate records
  • Methods scientists commonly use

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of a scientific investigation and how scientists use it in their work
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the value of keeping accurate records when conducting a scientific investigation
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding the methods scientists commonly use to communicate their results and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can study the lesson entitled Scientific Investigations: Keeping Records & Communicating Results to learn more. This lesson discusses the following:

  • Definition of peer review
  • Essential goal of data presentation
  • Scientific communication involving presentations