Quick InQuiry Questions
Unit 1: Scientific Skills

Assignment #1--- Topic- Observation and Inference
Visit http://www.slideshare.net/cjunsay/obs-inf-pred-2 and work through the many slides with examples of observation, inference, and predictions. Practice as much as you would like. Write down and identify 2 observations, 2 inferences, and 2 predictions.

Assignment #2--- Topic- Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables
Visit http://www.quia.com/quiz/644193.html and take the 10 question quiz that helps you identify the independent and dependent variables in an experiment. Record how many you got correct. From the ones you got wrong, describe the experiment and identify the independent and dependent variables and write it down on your answer sheet. If you got them all correct, select one experiment that you found interesting. Describe the experiment and identify the independent and dependent variable on your answer sheet.

Assignment #3--- Topic-Quantitative vs. Quantitative Observation
Complete the Qualitative vs. Quantitative Vortex Review found on our Quick InQuiry Question page.
Record your score on your paper. Pick one rejected example and explain what the correct answer is and why. If none were rejected, write down and identify an example of a qualitative and a quantitative observation.

How to Open Smartboard Notebooks at Home


external image zip.png Quan-Qual_Vortex.notebook

*In order to access the file above and all of its capabilities, right click the file to save the file to your computer and then visit THIS website to open the smart notebook file.

Assignment #4--- Topic-Word Roots
Complete the Word Root Smartboard Matching Review found on our Quick InQuiry Question page. Record your score on each page. Write down the ones you got wrong.


*In order to access the file above and all of its capabilities, right click the file to save the file to your computer and then visit THIS website to open the smart notebook file.

Assignment #5 Topic-Measurement Practice
Visit this FunBrain site and take the 10 question quiz.
http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=1&A3=2 How did you do? Write down your score. Next draw a line that is 4.8 cm long on your answer sheet below your score.

Assignment #6 Topic-Density
http://ww2.unime.it/weblab/mirror/ExplrSci/dswmedia/density.htm or try http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspView&ResourceID=17
---red oval
---blue square
---green triangle
Once you have recorded the mass and volume for each, please calculate each density. Record the mass, volume, and density for each object on your answer sheet.