Unifying Themes, Principles & Relationships in Science


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What is science?

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1. What is the main goal of the scientific method?

2. Which of the following is a way that scientists check each other's work and look for weaknesses?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can quickly find out how much you know about science, including its definition and key principles. Multiple-choice questions in these assessments also gauge your understanding of the scientific method and a way scientists check for weaknesses in each other's work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Definition of science
  • Primary goal of the scientific method
  • How scientists check each other's work and look for weaknesses
  • Key principles of science
  • Statement or equation describing the relationship between two things based on observations and evidence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a way scientists check each other's work
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the key principles of science and primary goal of the scientific method
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms like science

Additional Learning

These assessments are paired with a lesson called Unifying Themes, Principles & Relationships in Science. Examine this lesson to gain a quality understanding of the following:

  • Contributions science has made to our everyday lives
  • Something that all scientific hypotheses must be
  • Why scientists want to understand patterns in the universe
  • What the law of conservation says