# Welcome to 6 th Grade – Chapter 1 Science Jeopardy.

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Welcome to 6 th Grade – Chapter 1 Science Jeopardy

\$100 \$200 \$300 \$400 \$100 \$200 \$300 \$400 Observations Scientific Thinking Scientists Experiments

Question for Column 1 \$100 Using one or more of your senses to gather data is called ___________.

Question for Column 1 \$200 Observations that deal with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers are called ________. Examples include size, color, and shape. It’s a large cylinder shaped, glass container with red liquid inside.

Column 1 Answer \$200 Qualitative (think of their qualities, like size, shape, and color)

Question for Column 1 \$300 These observations deal with numbers or amounts that can be counted. There are 8 critters in the sand and 2 critters in the rocks. The temperature is 13 degrees Celsius.

Question for Column 1 \$400 Make 2 quantitative observations and 2 qualitative observations based on the picture.

Column 1 Answer \$400 Quantitative: (Answers will vary. Make sure you have counted.) Qualitative: (Answers will vary. Be sure you have described color, shape, or size.)

Question for Column 2 \$100 Experiments and investigations begin with thinking and questioning. This process is called __________.

Column 2 Answer \$100 Inquiry Remember Inquiry and questioning both have qu in them.

Question for Column 2 \$200 A possible explanation that you think of before conducting the experiment is called your __________.

Column 2 Answer \$200 Hypothesis You do the experiment to test your hypothesis.

Question for Column 2 \$300 Combining what you observe with what you already know is called _________.

Column 2 Answer \$300 inferring We infer that the large animal ate the small animal!

Question for Column 2 \$400 Last week, Kevin ate chicken for dinner, and his team won the baseball game. This week, he had chicken for dinner, and his team won again. He concludes that eating chicken causes his team to win. This is an example of what type of reasoning?

Column 2 Answer \$400 faulty reasoning “What were you thinking?!”

Question for Column 3 \$100 An attitude of eagerness to learn more about topics is called _________.

Question for Column 3 \$200 It is important for scientists to report their findings truthfully and have a good sense of ethics. What is another word for this quality?

Question for Column 3 \$300 An attitude of doubt is called ____________.

Question for Column 3 \$400 Scientists share their findings by communicating. If they agree after several tests, they form a scientific __________. These can change over time if new evidence is found.

Column 3 Answer \$400 Theory Scientists have a theory that dinosaurs became extinct when an asteroid collided with the earth.

Question for Column 4 \$100 Factors that change during an experiment are called __________.

Column 4 Answer \$100 Variables Variables vary, or change

Question for Column 4 \$200 Summarizing what you have learned at the end of the experiment is called the __________.

Question for Column 4 \$300 An experiment is a way to test your _______. Maybe it’s supported, and maybe it isn’t supported. Either way, you still learn something.