Every experiment proves something.

If it doesn't prove what you wanted it to prove,

it proves something else. ~~ Prof. Anon

The Steps of Scientific Inquiry


First we must learn about and develop the Steps for Scientific Inquiry


You will be following the quest worksheet given to you by Mrs. Ryan
1. Click on the following link: Read through this site and list the steps for Scientiic Inquiry

2. Using the following tutorial: Click on observation then click next after you have read each section of the tutorial

Define the following terms as you go through the tutorial:
observation
Critical questions
hypothesis
prediction
experiment
results (data)
conclusion
Further Scientific Inquiry

After you have finished the tutorial do the tutorial activity. Make sure to record your score!!




The following document contains the notes and vocabulary for this unit







DATA ANALYSIS :


Here are some helpful activities to further your understanding of generating and analyzing data.

Now take the QUIZ to check your understanding.




Now for some practice with mean, median and mode.



Now take the QUIZ to check your understanding.





 MEET the DAPHNIA >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

http://pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~stewp123/Daphnia%20with%20eggs.jpg
http://pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~stewp123/Daphnia%20with%20eggs.jpg


We have asked a question, so now we must research and become knowledgeable about our topic............

Using the Web Quest you will be given in class,

Click on the links below to find out about our experimental critters.


Step 1 : Daphnia: Getting To Know You


Step 2: Daphnia: Getting to Know All About You