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# Scientific Methods and Applications Questions - All Grades

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An educated guess to explain a phenomenon is a(n)
1. experiment.
2. hypothesis.
3. science.
What is the first step in the scientific method?
1. collect and analyze data
2. conduct the experiment
3. state the problem to be investigated
4. draw a conclusion based upon the observations
What is the purpose of an experiment?
1. to communicate data
2. to test a hypothesis
3. to prove a scientific law
4. none of the above

What steps should Colby take to best study the feeding patterns of ants?
1. form a hypothesis, conduct an experiment, record data, make a conclusion
2. conduct an experiment, form a hypothesis, make a conclusion, record data
3. form a hypothesis, record data, conduct an experiment, make a conclusion
4. record data, form a hypothesis, make a conclusion, conduct an experiment
A(n)                      is a variable representing the value being manipulated or changed.
1. hypothesis
2. constant
3. independent variable
4. control group
5. dependent variable
6. meter
Victoria grows the same bacteria in 20 petri dishes. She places 10 of the dishes in a container with a normal atmosphere. The remaining dishes she places in a container in which the oxygen level is double the normal level. She labels the first group "A" and the second group "B." Which statement best describes the groups?
1. Group A is the control group; Group B is the experimental group.
2. Group A is the experimental group; Group B is the control group.
3. Group A is the hypothesis; Group B is the theory.
4. Group A is the variable; Group B is the observation.
5. Group A is the theoretical group; Group B is the hypothetical group.
At the end of an experiment, what must you draw?
1. a conclusion
2. a bar graph
3. a picture
4. a chart
What is a hypothesis?
1. a fact
2. an untrue statement
3. an educated guess
4. something that can not be proven