Nature of Science

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21 questions
• Q1
The stick is 6.5 cm long. What type of observation?
qualitative
quantitative
30s
• Q2
There are 3 holes in that pretzel. What type of observation?
quantitative
qualitative
30s
• Q3
The water is cloudy. What type of observation?
qualitative
quantitative
30s
• Q4
The ice is wet. What type of observation?
qualitative
quantitative
30s
• Q5
The dog weighs 15 kg. What type of observation?
qualitative
quantitative
30s
• Q6
This tool is used to measure forces, such as weight or friction. It measures in units called newtons (N).
balance
thermometer
hand lens
spring scale
30s
• Q7
I need to measure the volume of some water. What two tools can I use?
dropper and measuring cup
30s
• Q8
This tool is a ___.
spring scale
hand lens
balance
30s
• Q9
What is this tool best for?
measuring straight lines
measuring curved lines or objects
measuring temperature
measuring elapsed time
30s
• Q10
a type of observation made when you talk about the qualities or characteristics of an object
inference
quaLitative
quaNtitative
observation
30s
• Q11
a type of observation made when you talk about the measurements or number of an object
quaLitative
observation
quaNtitative
opinion
30s
• Q12
a statement of something you decide or think about a thing or event after you observe it
observation
opinion
inference
30s
• Q13
a statement of what you sense (see, taste, feel, hear, or smell)
opinion
inference
hypothesis
observation
30s
• Q14
a belief a person has that may or may not be based on fact
hypothesis
inference
opinion
observation
30s
• Q15
These two tools measure ____
volume
temperature
mass/weight
size
30s

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