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 dropped a Mentos candy into his soda, and noticed that it fizzed. He wondered if the brand of soda made a difference in the amount of fizz. He used three identical 2 liter bottles, all filled with caffeinated soda. One had Coke, one had Pepsi, and one had Dr. Pepper. He dropped the same number of original Mentos in each bottle. Then, he measured the height of the fizz that sprayed out of each bottle. What was the independent variable in Kevin’s experiment?
Column 2 Answer $400 the brand of soda He changed the brand on purpose.
Question for Column 3 $100 An attitude of eagerness to learn more about topics is called _________.
Question for Column 3 $200 Sometimes it is difficult to make scientific observations on very large, very small, or very complex processes. What do scientists make, in order to represent these complex processes?
Column 3 Answer $200 a model This is a model of an animal cell.
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 __________.