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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Scientific Method Questions

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Grade 5 Scientific Method
Grade 5 Scientific Method
The control group is
  1. the testing group that doesn't have the independent variable
  2. the factor that is changed
  3. the measurement caused by change
  4. objects or ideas that represent other things
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Data is:
  1. seeking facts, information, or knowledge
  2. a person who uses science to design new technology
  3. the testing group that does not have the independent variable
  4. information from which a conclusion can be drawn
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Step-by-step instructions for completing a task are
  1. procedures
  2. variables
  3. inferences
  4. observations
Grade 5 Scientific Method
What is a statement of what you think will happen in an investigation?
  1. Inquiry
  2. Experiment
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Independent Variable
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Which step is NOT part of the scientific method?
  1. Make a hypothesis
  2. Make an opinion
  3. Draw a conclusion
  4. Ask a question
Grade 5 Scientific Method
What is another word for hypothesis?
  1. Evidence
  2. Graph
  3. Prediction
  4. Investigation
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Grade 5 Scientific Method
The process of obtaining information by using your senses is called:
  1. an observation
  2. a scientific method
  3. an inquiry
  4. a conclusion
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Grade 5 Scientific Method
What is an inquiry?
  1. a set of observations
  2. seeking facts, information, or knowledge
  3. the first version of the solution to a problem
  4. step-by-step instructions for completing a task
Grade 5 Scientific Method
A set of observations which shows something is true is
  1. engineer
  2. evidence
  3. technology
  4. prototype
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Steps to follow to test an idea.
  1. plan
  2. scientific method
  3. organization
  4. hypothesis
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Nick wants to do an investigation to answer the question, "What kind of butterfly most often visits the rose bushes outside my window?"

To answer his question, what kind of investigation should Nick do?
  1. Use a survey to ask his friends which kinds of butterflies are their favorites.
  2. Catch butterflies and find all the ways all butterflies are alike.
  3. Observe the rose bushes and collect data on the butterflies that visit it.
  4. Make a hypothesis and design a way to test it in the classroom.
Grade 5 Scientific Method
In an experiment, the one variable that is changed is called the
  1. experimental variable
  2. dependent variable
  3. independent variable
  4. controlled variable
Grade 5 Scientific Method
I observed the student wearing a STRIDE shirt. Which of the following would be an inference for this observation?
  1. the student likes the color purple
  2. the student has black hair
  3. the student goes to STRIDE Academy
  4. the student likes baseball
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Which would be the best high level scientific question?
  1. Who made the first microscope?
  2. How many giraffes live in Africa?
  3. How long ago did dinosaurs live on Earth?
  4. Does the amount of salt in water affect the temperature it boils at?
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