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Grade 5 Lab Practices and Tools
A tool used to measure temperature.
  1. rain gauge
  2. wind vane
  3. thermometer
  4. forecast
Grade 5 Lab Practices and Tools
You use this to protect your eyes when working in the lab.
  1. beaker
  2. gloves
  3. goggles
  4. test tubes
Grade 5 Scientific Method
A statement of what you think will happen during an investigation is called:
  1. Hypothesis
  2. Observation
  3. Evidence
  4. Survey
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Mr. Kirchner's chair is red. This is a(n)
  1. inference
  2. prediction
  3. observation
  4. classification
Grade 5 Lab Practices and Tools
A graduated cylinder is used to
  1. measure the mass of an object
  2. measure the volume of a liquid
  3. measure the temperature of a liquid
  4. magnify a small object in order to view
Grade 5 Scientific Method
The scientific method was developed to help scientists organize the process of solving problems.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Lab Practices and Tools
What are these measuring tools called?
Lab Tool - Measuring Cylinders
  1. measuring cups
  2. scales
  3. graduated cylinders
  4. pan balances
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 Lab Practices and Tools
A container used to measure the volume of liquid.
  1. Spring Scale
  2. Beaker
  3. Graduated Cylinder
  4. Eye Wash
Grade 5 Lab Practices and Tools
A                 is a tool used to measure mass.
  1. centimeter
  2. pan balance
  3. thermometer
  4. ruler
Grade 5 Scientific Method
New scientific knowledge has not at all contributed to our overpopulation.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Scientific Method
Why might you want to INVESTIGATE something?
  1. to find the answer to a question
  2. to gather data that you can put in a table
  3. to see how many variables there are
  4. to decide which parts of an experiment to control
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
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
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
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 Lab Practices and Tools
Laboratories, unlike the field, allow scientists to collect data in a controlled environment.
  1. True
  2. False
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
What is another word for hypothesis?
  1. Evidence
  2. Graph
  3. Prediction
  4. Investigation
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