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Biology Scientific Method Quiz

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Publisher: Published by Lesson Plans Inc.

Type: Tests

Grade Level: High School

Time Length: 20 minutes

Summary: This quiz assesses students knowledge of the scientific method, controlled experiments and associated variables, how to analyze data and graphs, forming a conclusion, scientific equipment and procedures, what are models, and to identify and eliminate experimental errors.

Standards: California - Investigation and Experimentation Standards
a. Select and use appropriate tools and technology (such as computer-linked probes, spreadsheets, and graphing calculators) to perform tests, collect data, analyze relationships, and display data.
b. Identify and communicate sources of unavoidable experimental error.
c. Identify possible reasons for inconsistent results, such as sources of error or uncontrolled conditions.
d. Formulate explanations by using logic and evidence.
f. Distinguish between hypothesis and theory as scientific terms.
g. Recognize the usefulness and limitations of models and theories as scientific representations of reality.
j. Recognize the issues of statistical variability and the need for controlled tests.
k. Recognize the cumulative nature of scientific evidence.
l. Analyze situations and solve problems that require combining and applying concepts from more than one area of science.

Updated Date 10/19/11
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