Unit 4 Lesson 1: The Scientific Method
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by Jason Clark
| 13 Questions
Note from the author:
McGraw Hill - Imagine It - 4th grade
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Another word for certain is
sure.
clear.
elsewhere.
lower.
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The chickens seem 'crabbier' than when you left. This means that the chickens are
much more active.
in a worse mood.
less vocal.
more eager to fly.
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10
We 'examine' an experiment in this selection. 'Examine' means about the same as
do not understand.
look closely at.
act differently because of the results.
remember well.
4
10
the farmer might not be 'anxious' to share his secret. In this sentence, 'anxious' means
nervous.
forced.
eager.
afraid.
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10
If a person is 'local', they are probably
from a land far away.
from the area.
crazy.
pretty upset.
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10
Each of these was a reason for taking a one-month vacation from the chicken farm EXCEPT
the clucking was bothering you.
the feathers made you sneeze.
you were allergic to eggs.
you got tired of chickens.
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10
Why did the author write this selection?
to show the steps involved in designing a good experiment.
to convince people to raise chickens as a hobby.
to tell a funny story about chickens.
to explain why it is important to give animals the right food.
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10
Which of these is a fact mentioned in the selection?
The chickens liked the Acme Deluxe Chicken Feed better.
The chickens are crabbier since you left.
The other farmer takes better care of your chickens than you do.
Your chickens laid eggs while you were gone.
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What happens right after your vacation?
You check your records.
You write a paper.
You give your chickens more water.
You form a hypothesis.
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10
What is a hypothesis?
a science experiment.
a type of guess
a type of chicken feed
a conclusion
11
10
What was different about the chicken farm while you were on vacation?
12
10
What are the two steps in the scientific method that occur before forming a hypothesis?
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10
What is the next step after you form a hypothesis?
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