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Scientific Process

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Scientific Process


What is science?
What is a scientist?
A person who...
asks questions
discovers
measures
wonders
records
experiments
imagines
invents
classifies
observes
records
tries
....as a way to gain new knowledge!


Science is....
The word science comes from the Latin "scientia," meaning knowledge

Science is the process of:
wondering
observing
discovering
inventing
designing
recording
experimenting
Did you draw something like this?
Scientific Method
Observation and Inference
Observation
: act of using one or more of your senses to gather information (Smell, touch, taste, see, hear)

Inference
: logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge or experience
Hypothesis
Asking Questions
Variable
A possible explanation for an observation that can be tested by scientific investigations. Written If…then…because

any item, factor, or condition that can be controlled or changed

Procedure
a numbered,
step-by-step
set of directions
written to...
explain
how to
conduct an investigation
identify what data will be collected
detailed
& easy to follow
needs to be repeatable by other scientists
Data
Conclusion and Results
Is a summary of your experiment- Explain what you observed, learned, concluded
Must include:
Topic sentence restating purpose of lab
Rewrite your hypothesis
explain if it was right or wrong and WHY
Summarize results/data
Explain what the data means
Explain if there were any issues or problems and how did you resolve them
Concluding statement that summarizes the lab findings
Independent
Dependent
Control
What is being tested
Scientist Changes

Result
What we look for a change in

Factors kept the same
is a process for experimentation that is used to explore observations and answer questions.
Examples to review as a class
Observation
Question
Hypothesis
If-
Independent Variable
(Scientist Changes)
Then-
Dependent Variable
(Changes as a result)
Because-
explanation based on inference
1.The higher the temperature of the air in the oven, the faster a cake will bake.

2.Lemon trees receiving the most water produced the most lemons.

3.An investigation found that more potatoes were produced when the soil was fertilized than when it wasn't.

4.Students measured the temperature of the water at different depths in Lake centennial and found that the temperature varied.

5.The more lead in gasoline the more pollution produced
1st step in the scientific process!
usually about something that you observe or wonder about
Start with words like How, What, When, Who, Which, Why, or Where?
Asking questions
Theory questions (require extensive knowledge)
Verification question (basic data collecting)
Experimental questions (testable)
3 types of science questions
build on prior knowledge
are testable
are focused
leads to other good questions

Good Science Questions
A set of values, facts, or information used to calculate, analyze, or plan something
can be qualitative (words) or quantitative (numbers)
can be represented using a model
dependent variable on the y-axis and the independent variable on the x-axis
Paper Airplane Lab
Discovery ed video
1 airplane per group
Step 1. Throw airplane, count in cm how far it traveled 1m=100cm
Step 2. repeat 4 times, then calculate average
Step 3. Add tape to nose, repeat steps 1 and 2
Step 4. Answer questions on the back

1. Look at the
object
in the bag!
DO NOT SHOW OTHER STUDENTS !
2.
Number #
your paper and write down
observations
about the object (
without
writing what the object is)
3. Put the object
back
in the bag & bring it
up to the front
, keep your numbered paper, wait to switch papers....
4. Without touching the bag, make an inference about what the object is and what it does. Write it on your paper. What is the evidence from your
observation
to support this
inference
?
5. Go find the matching bag!
6. Open the bag, was your
inference
was correct? Explain.

Bag Lab
Good Morning 9/12/17
1.Fill out agenda if you did not fill it out yesterday
2. Hold onto your Dodge ball money until the END of the class


3. Take out your bellwork and start answering these questions:
1. Explain what you think a procedure is?
2. List an examples of procedures we have in our classroom (both CMS and Science)

Lets Talk About it....
How do you think the term procedure might be used different in the science than in school?
Discuss how rules, instructions, and procedures are similar and different
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