How to Write a Written Report of a Scientific Investigation


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Which of these is an educated guess about the outcome of an experiment?

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1. Ideally, how many variables should be tested at any one time?

2. What is the purpose of the procedure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you know about the steps for writing a report of a scientific investigation. You'll need to be familiar with several terms related to investigations like, educated guess, variables, and procedures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments tools to:

  • Identify the purpose of a procedure
  • Recognize what the results accomplish
  • Understand the parts of a procedure which make a good scientific report

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - examine how many variables should be tested at one time in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as results and procedure
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you know the term that describes an educated guess about the outcome of an experiment

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the lesson entitled How to Write a Written Report of a Scientific Investigation. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Determine the goals of an experiment
  • Interpret the parts of a written report
  • Understand when to write that which is appropriate