Scientific Ways of Thinking


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Which of the following terms is best described as a system used to gain knowledge based on observations, testing and reasoning?

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1. Which of the following is an organized way of studying something?

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the scientific method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll have to know how scientists use information to solve problems and create solutions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments ask you to recall:

  • System that is based on observations, testing, and reasoning
  • The term for an organized way of studying something
  • What a scientist does after creating a good question

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw out the most important details from the related lesson about scientific ways of thinking
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of the organized steps scientists use to study something
  • Knowledge application - use the information you have gained to identify the term for the system that uses observations, tests and reasoning to gain knowledge

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about this subject, review the lesson called Scientific Ways of Thinking. Lesson objectives include:

  • Learn the five Ws to use in asking questions
  • Explain how your senses can help you make observations
  • Discover ways to test educated guesses