First print this page.  Then, following all of the directions below, answer all of the questions on this page.

 

Click Scientific Method Online Tutorial !

 

After you have entered the website: Do not log in, click continue.  Do not enter your name, click continue again. Then click the tutorial button.  Begin the tutorial.

 

  1. How many scientific methods are there? ______________________________

 

  1. Is the scientific method a rigid process? _________________________________

 

  1. What was the flower problem? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. What numbers are in the “problem” ____________________________________

 

  1. What are the three important points to remember when stating the problem ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Name five source which you can use to collect information __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Of the 5 questions how many did you get right (honestly) ________

 

  1. What was your first guess at the random number? _________________________

 

  1. What did Michael Ward want to investigate? _________________________________________________________________

 

  1. What was the problem of Michael’s experiment? _________________________________________________________________

 

  1. In a good experiment, how many independent variables should there be? ______

 

  1. What was the year of California farmers? _______________________________

 

  1. What was the factor which caused oranges to ripen? _______________________

 

  1. Why did the rat die? ________________________________________________

 

  1. Fill in this phrase:   The ________________ solution is probably the correct one.

 

BEGIN the Cricket experiment

 

  1. Where were you hiking? ___________________________________________

 

  1. Copy down the cricket data table AS YOU DO the experiment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Who wrote the cricket thermometer? _________________________________

 

Click  Scientific Method Online Tutorial II !  Read the page click the blue arrow. Read the directions click the blue arrow. Read the purpose click the blue arrow. Read the objectives click the blue arrow.

 

  1. Read the review.  Does this author include the EXACT same steps that we use for the scientific method?   __________Do you think we are basically doing the same process?  _________________________________________________________

 

  1. What are the Five tips to “choosing a problem”. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Take the first quiz.

 

  1. What are the Five tips to “constructing a hypothesis”. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Take the second quiz

 

  1. List the Four tips to “designing and experiment”. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Take the third quiz.

 

  1. List the Two tips to “conducting an experiment”. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. List the Three tips for “collecting data”. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Take the quiz that follows.

 

  1. List the Six steps to “graphing data”. (Not necessarily Mr. Z’s steps!) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Take the quiz that follows.

 

  1. List the Two steps to “drawing conclusions”. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Click  Scientific Method Online Tutorial III !

 

  1.  Which animal are we working with in this tutorial? ________________________

 

  1. What is the general question?__________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________

 

  1. What was the hypothesis? __________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Were the material listed correctly (at first). ______________

 

  1. Was the procedure correctly written? ___________________

 

  1. SKIP the video and continue (it might not work, but you can try it)

 

  1. What are the columns in the data table labeled? ___________________________

 

  1. Copy the correct graph!