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Scientific Inquiry

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Jordan Lowery

on 24 September 2013

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Transcript of Scientific Inquiry

Scientific Inquiry: Ocean Edition
Jordan Lowery, Nathan Hack, & Meredith Wargo
Exhibit Curiosity About the Natural World
Observe, Infer, And Predict
Define and Pose Questions Within the Necessary Background Knowledge
Use Previous Research and Understandings
Consider New Evidence
Scientific Inquiry is the many ways in which scientists study and explore the natural world in order to provide explanations based on careful evidence. The aspects of this are...
1. Exhibit curiosity about the natural world
2. Observe, infer, and predict
3. Define and pose questions within the necessary background knowledge
4. Use previous research and understandings
5. Gather and analyze empirical evidence
6. Propose possible explanations based on data
7. Consider new evidence
8. Communicate explanations
Propose Possible Explanations Based on Data
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/Porter_3_Elkhorn_Coral%20White_Pox%20Disease3.jpg. Retrieved on 17 September 2013.
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/Porter_7_IMG_1767_MoteMarLab3.jpg. Retrieved on 17 September 2013
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/hookPullingMussel3.jpg. retrieved on 17 September 2013.
Gather and Analyze Empirical Evidence
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/Porter_9_IMG_1864_DryTortugas3.jpg. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/mooseCollectMussel3.jpg. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_images.jsp?cntn_id=122642&org=NSF. Retrieved on 17 September 2013.
Retrieved on 20 September 2013.
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Retrieved on 20 September 2013.
Inquiry in Action: Coral Reefs

http://www.youtube.com. Retrieved on 22 September 21013. (direct link cannot be provided due to Prezi's format. Video can be found on YouTube under Dr. Peter Edmunds: Coral Reefs and Climate Change.)
The Death of Elkhorn Coral
http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=glz5coAQe6A.
Retrieved on 23 September 2013.
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/ECinMaine3.jpgx.Retrieved on September 23 2013.
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/media/images/Porter_3_Elkhorn_Coral%20White_Pox%20Disease3.jpgx. Retrieved on September 23 2013.
Communicate Explanations
http://www.uswatercorp.com/image/Islamorada.JPG. Retrieved on September 23 2013.
http://www.businessinsider.com/dinner-at-noma-in-copenhagen-denmark-2012-5?op=1. Retrieved on September 23 2013.
Our articles were from the NSF, and can be found directly at
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