2Researchable Question The answer can be found in a book, magazine, or the internetYou do not have to do a test or experiment to find the answer“I wonder ______________ ?”
3Researchable Questions Examples How do plants grow?Why are their craters on the moon?What ingredients are in coke?What to mice like to eat?How is a soccer ball made?
4Testable QuestionYou must do an experiment or make an observation to find the answerThe answer cannot be dependent on someone’s opinionYou have to be able to collect measurable data or make direct observationsShould be narrow and specific
5Testable Question Examples Which plant grows taller in two weeks, a mustard plant or lima bean plant?Does Coke or Dr. Pepper have more sugar in it?Will a mouse go faster through amaze with cheese, crackers, or apple at the end of the maze?Which ball will roll the fastest down a hill, a tennis ball, soccer ball, or ping pong ball?
6ActivityWrite a testable and researchable question for each picture book.Diary of a FlyDiary of a WormFind some other science picture book examples