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RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND HYPOTHESES
ANALYZING AND SUMMARIZING RESULTS
PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH PROJECTS
Definitions of Statistical Terms
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Page xxii - Understanding about scientific literacy - identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations - design and conduct a scientific investigation - use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence...
Page xxi - Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations. • Design and conduct a scientific investigation. • Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. • Develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence and explanations. • Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions.
Page xix - Although there is no fixed set of steps that all scientists follow, scientific investigations usually involve the collection of relevant evidence, the use of logical reasoning, and the application of imagination in devising hypotheses and explanations to make sense of the collected evidence.
Page xix - Such hypotheses are widely used in science for choosing what data to pay attention to and what additional data to seek, and for guiding the interpretation of data.
Page xix - People can often learn about things around them by just observing those things carefully, but sometimes they can learn more by doing something to the things and noting what happens.
Page xix - Students will notice and criticize the reasoning in arguments in which fact and opinion are...
Page xx - K-4). (Students should) raise questions about the world around them and be willing to seek answers to some of them by making careful observations and trying things out (Benchmarks, Values and Attitudes, K-2).
Page xxii - ... techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. • Develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence. • Think critically and logically to make the relationships between evidence and explanations. • Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions. • Communicate scientific procedures and explanations • Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry.