Ch 13: CBASE Science: Scientific Methods

About This Chapter

The Scientific Methods chapter of our CBASE Science test prep course gives you a chance to check your research and inquiry skills. Use the material presented here to prepare for the science section of the CBASE test.

CBASE Science: Scientific Research Methods - Chapter Summary

Take another look at how science is conducted in these short lessons. You'll find it all here: using the scientific method, designing and conducting scientific research and making your presentation in oral or written form. In these lessons, you will study the following:

  • Terms and principles of science
  • Steps and principles of the scientific method
  • Differences between scientific law, theory and hypothesis
  • How to design a scientific experiment and conduct research
  • Collecting, testing and evaluating data
  • Interpreting data: graphing and drawing conclusions
  • Liters, meters and grams: Using the metric system
  • Using scientific notation correctly
  • How to present your results

These videos may be short on time, but they're long on information. They're presented in a lively, bright manner that will keep you engaged and make your review process fun. You have access to our highly qualified instructors and subject-matter specialists when you have questions, so you are never without the resources to get whatever help or reinforcement you need.

CBASE Science: Scientific Research Methods Objectives

The purpose of the CBASE exam is to assess the basic science, English, math and social studies skills of college students for admittance into a teacher education program. Our CBASE test prep courses are designed to assist you as you prepare for this test. Specifically, this chapter addresses the segment of the test that covers scientific inquiry, field and lab work.

Of the 180 questions on the CBASE test, 41 are contained under the science section. The question format is multiple-choice. You are presented with a question and about four possible answers, from which you much choose the correct one.

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