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List the 6 steps of the scientific process:
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4.
5.
6.
1. Problem
2. Observation
3. Hypothesis
4. Experiment
5. Data
6. Conclusion
P.O.H.E.D.C.
Pretty old hairy evil dead chicken
Control
The part of the experiment that receives normal treatment
What part of the experiment receives normal treatment?
The control
Conclusion
The answer to the experiment
What is the answer to the experiment called?
The conclusion
Data
The information from the experiment that you collect and study
What do you call the information from the experiment that you collect and study?
The data.
Experiment
test your educated guess
What do they call it when you test your educated guess?
An Experiment
Hypothesis
An Educated Guess
What do they call an educated guess?
A Hypothesis
Problem
The question you want answered
What to they call the question you want answered in the scientific method
The problem
Observation
when you use your senses to gather information
What is it called when you use your senses o gather information?
An Observation
Variable
the part of the experiment that is different.
What do you call the part of the experiment that is different?
The variable
Inferring
a possible explanation to an observation
What is a possible explanation to an observation?
Inferring
Classifying
Grouping objects by observable characteristics
What is it called when you group objects by observable characteristics?
Classifying
Predicting
A forecast based on measurements, observations, and inferences.
What is a forecast based on measurements, observations, and inferences called?
Predicting
Experimenting
Conducting a scientific investigation using the scientific method.
What is conducting a scientific investigation using the scientific method called?
Experimenting
Communicating
Giving information using graphs, charts, etc.
Geology is the study of....
the earth's surface
Biology is the study of.....
living things
Entomology is the study of.....
insects
Chemistry is the study of......
properties, structures, and make up of matter.
Meteorology is the study of....
weather.
Gregor Mendel
Theory of heredity
Marie Curie
Discovered Radium
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Discovered pulsars
Issac Newton
Discovered laws of gravity and motion
Grace Hopper
Discovered COBAL
Theory of heredity
Gregor Mendel
Discovered radium
Marie Curie
Discovered pulsars
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Discovered laws of gravity and motion
Issac Newton
Discovered COBAL
Grace Hopper
What is quantitative a measurement?
The actual amount of something.
What is a qualitative measurement?
A quality of of something (not measurable)
Is this statement qualitative or quantitative?
There are 5 lizards
Quantitative
Is this statement qualitative or quantitative?
That lizard is big
Qualitative
what is the difference between observation and inference?
An inference is a guess based on clues. An observation is based on using one or more of your five senses at the object first hand
Review your lab safety
Go get your lab safety quiz and review what you got correct and what you missed
Be able to identify the parts of the scientific method when given a sample experiment.
Quick! What is your acronym for the scientific method?!?!?
Review all notes received in class....
I MEAN IT.... Go get them now and review!