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Grade 4 Scientific Method
The best way to test your hypothesis is to
  1. follow the directions to an experiment and record your observations.
  2. follow the directions to an experiment.
  3. write what your partner thinks.
  4. look up the answer in a book.
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
A scientist was conducting an experiment and noticed that when he mixed two substances together an unusual odor occurred. What scientific skill did the scientist use?
  1. prediction
  2. observing
  3. modeling
  4. classifying
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
What equipment is best use to view cells?
  1. Telescope
  2. Periscope
  3. Microscope
  4. Stethoscope
Grade 4 Scientific Method
Scientists                 when they draw conclusions.
  1. technology
  2. infer
  3. inquiry
  4. observe
Grade 4 Scientific Method
A scientist wanted to show other scientist about the new volcano he discovered. He couldn't get everyone to the volcano site so he decided to create one himself to show them. What scientist skill did he use?
  1. Observation
  2. Predicting
  3. Modeling
  4. Inferring
Grade 4 Scientific Method
A scientist made a prediction saying that he thought the tennis ball would bounce higher than a basketball. What scientific skill did he use?
  1. Conclusion
  2. Question
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Observation
Grade 4 Scientific Method
A scientist would need which sense to make an observation?
  1. sight
  2. smell
  3. hearing
  4. all of the above
Grade 4 Scientific Method
Scientists repeat investigations before they draw                .
  1. conclusions
  2. technology
  3. inquiries
  4. observations
Grade 4 Scientific Method
A                 is a statement that can be tested to answer a question.
  1. hypothesis
  2. process
  3. variable
  4. data
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
Which of the following is an acceptable method to directly measure VOLUME using the METRIC system?
  1. using a balance scale to measure grams
  2. using a balance scale to measure pounds
  3. using a graduated cylinder to measure milliliters
  4. using a graduated cylinder to measure ounces
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
Which tool would you use to measure weight?
  1. thermometer
  2. hand lens
  3. spring scale
  4. ruler
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
A tool used to measure mass.
  1. particle
  2. volume
  3. pan balance
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
Which tool can BEST separate iron filings in a mixture of sand and pebbles?
  1. magnet
  2. screen
  3. tweezers
  4. hand lens
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
Miguel is thinking of all of the ways he can contrast the sizes of two objects. He thought of measuring each object's weight and volume. What is one tool he can use to measure another difference in size?
  1. Computer
  2. Metric Ruler
  3. Collecting Net
  4. Thermometer
Grade 4 Scientific Methods and Applications
A common system of standard units of measurement.
  1. pan balance
  2. gravity
  3. metric system
Grade 4 Scientific Method
This is the decision you come to after you know everything from your experiment.
  1. conclusion
  2. hypothesis
  3. inquiry
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
You can use a thermometer to observe whether an object sink or floats.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
A microscope can help doctors see bacteria.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Scientific Methods and Applications
Which inquiry skill do you use when you identify how things are alike or different?
  1. infer
  2. predict
  3. compare
  4. formula methods
Grade 4 Lab Practices and Tools
A thermometer is used to measure                .
  1. friction
  2. radiation
  3. convection
  4. temperature
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