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Evidently so….. Writing and the GED Science Short Answer Jeff Goodman Department of Curriculum and Instruction Appalachian State University

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1 Evidently so….. Writing and the GED Science Short Answer Jeff Goodman Department of Curriculum and Instruction Appalachian State University

2 “Science replaces private prejudice with public, verifiable evidence.” --Richard Dawkins

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5 Finding evidence in a passage and making inferences Creating and evaluating an experiment to test a hypothesis Two Types of Questions

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7 Based on the evidence presented, what would happen to human beings if the sun were to disappear? Explain using information from the demonstration.

8 When you observe something, you may picture other related ideas to help you understand it. The same is true of reading.

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10 Helga notices that heavy balls are often used in demolition work.

11 She wants to test if heavier balls in fact move things farther when they roll into them. Helga’s rich and lazy, so she asks you to design a controlled experiment to test this. State your hypothesis, how you will collect data and how you will evaluate data.

12 Hypothesis Controlled variables/manipulated variable Data collection technique Interpretation of data

13 Invisible Glue How could you test if darkness is really necessary for the glue to stick?


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