Share/Like This Page
Print Instructions

NOTE: Only your test content will print.
To preview this test, click on the File menu and select Print Preview.




See our guide on How To Change Browser Print Settings to customize headers and footers before printing.

The Scientific Method (Grade 10)

Print Test (Only the test content will print)
Name: Date:

The Scientific Method

1. 
Scientific method is a model or guide used to solve problems.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
The last step in the scientific method is
  1. construct a hypothesis
  2. do background research
  3. communicate results
  4. ask a question
3. 
Which of the following is NOT a step in the scientific method?
  1. Observation.
  2. Forming a bias.
  3. Experimentation.
  4. Data collection/analysis.
4. 
Choose the best definition below for the term, OBSERVATION when referring to scientific activities.
  1. an act of stating an opinion about something
  2. an act of seeing something from a new point of view
  3. an act of paying attention to a custom or tradition
  4. an act of gathering information by paying attention to facts or occurrences
5. 
Which of the following is an observation?
  1. The leaves on the tree are green
  2. Baseball is fun
  3. Roses are pretty
  4. My dog is the best
6. 
Which of the following is a quantitative observation?
  1. My waist size is 31 inches.
  2. My eyes are blue.
  3. The flame is flickers.
  4. Chemistry is an easy subject.
7. 
A personal opinion which can affect an observation.
  1. scientific law
  2. bias
  3. variable
  4. hypothesis
8. 
A verified theory that has stood the test of time is called a hypothesis.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
A hypothesis is an educated guess that must be
  1. testable.
  2. proven true.
  3. made into a theory.
  4. made into a law.
10. 
A hypothesis is a                 of the outcome of the experiment.
  1. observation
  2. mistake
  3. conclusion
  4. prediction
11. 
How do you test an hypothesis?
  1. gather data
  2. make a graph
  3. perform an experiment
  4. record results
12. 
This is a scientific explanation based on many observations during repeated experiments:
  1. theory
  2. law
  3. model
13. 
This is a scientific explanation is a basic fact that describes the behavior of natural phenomenon:
  1. theory
  2. law
  3. model
14. 
Scientists use the scientific method to investigate problems. Write the order in which an investigation is carried out.

hypothesis - purpose - conclusion - experiment - results



You need to be a HelpTeaching.com member to access free printables.
Already a member? Log in for access.    |    Go Back To Previous Page