Scientific Measurements
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Variables
Vocabulary

100

What is used to measure length?
a Meter Stick

100

What is the 1st step of the Scientific Method?
What is Ask a Question or State a problem.

100

When a scientist predicts or guesses what will happen in his experiment; this is making a __________________?
What is a hypothesis?

100

What would be the INDEPENDENT VARIABLE in an experiment on w "Which apples will float better"........... A. The types of apple........... B. The size and shape of the containers of water........... C. How deep the water is.
What is A?

100

Another word for Weight.
What is Mass?

200

What is used to measure the volume of a liquid?
A graduated cylinder

200

To make a prediction, or guess the answer to a question.
What is a hypothesis?

200

What is the best hypothesis for an experiment on "What foods birds like to eat"........... A. Birds eat early in the morning........... B. Bird seed is the best food for birds........... C. Birds will choose to eat insects over bird seed.
What is C?

200

What would be the CONTROLLED VARIABLE in an experiment on 'Which apples will float better".......... A. The types of apple........... B. The size and shape of the containers of water........... C. The color of apples.
What is B.

200

To make a prediction or guess.
What is a hypothesis?

300

What is Mass?
Weight

300

A scientist does this to test his hypothesis.
What is an experiment?

300

What is the best hypothesis for an experiment on "How much water different sponges will hold"........... A. The Larger the sponge the more water it will hold........... B. The sponge will pick up more water than a paper towel........... C. A sponge can spread germs.
What is A?

300

Which would be the INDEPENDENT VARIABLE in an experiment on "How well sun screen keeps you from burning"........... A. Using no sunscreen........... B. Trying different sunscreens........... C. How much you burned while out in the sun.
What is B?

300

The organized steps used to solve a problem or answer a question.
What is the Scientific Method?

400

Length x width x height =
What is Volume?

400

Why is it important to have a control in an experiment?................. A. So you can make sure your results match your prediction........... B. So you have something to compare the variable to............... C. To make the experiment easier and faster to do.
What is B?

400

Which is NOT a hypothesis for an experiment on "Which apple will float the best"........... A. The smaller the apple the better it will float........... B. The red apples will float better than the green apples........... C. The water must be 6 inches deep to float the apples
What is C?

400

Which would be the CONTROLLED variable in an experiment on " How well sun screens keep you from burning"........... A. Using no sunscreen........... B. testing 3 different sunscreens........... C. How much you burned while out in the sun.
What is A?

400

The one thing a scientist changes in an experiment to see what happens.
What is the Independent Variable.

500

What is used to measure mass?
What is a triple beam balance

500

What to you do if your hypothesis is NOT CORRECT?.......... A. Change your results to make it correct........... B. Start all over with a new problem........... C. Change your hypothesis and repeat the experiment.
What is C.

500

Which is the best hypothesis for an experiment on How well Axe attracts girls............A. All Boys like the smell of Axe............B. All girls like the smell of Axe...........C. Most boys use Axe to attract girls.
What is c C?

500

What would be the INDEPENDENT VARIABLE in an experiment on"Mentos causing diet coke to shoot out of the bottle"........... A. The type of coke bottle........... B. The different ingredients found in the diet coke and mentos. C. How high the diet coke went...........
What is B?

500

The part of an experiment the scientist does not change; it is used to compare his results.
What is the Controlled Variable?