Basic Scientific Method Assessment
Name: __________________________ Class: Science #_________
There are 8 steps in the Scientific Method. Use the word bank to the right to put them in the
correct order starting with number 1.
Match the following vocab words to their definitions. Place the Letter which represents the
definition by its correct match.
9. _____ Data/ Charts
10. _____ Hypothesis
11. _____ Communicate your Results
12. _____ Question/ Problem
13. _____ Experiment
14. _____ Research
15. _____ Conclusion
16. _____ Procedure
17. _____ Compare
18. _____ Contrast
Communicate your Results
A. Performing the procedure while testing the
B. Looking at what things have in common
C. Gathering information, observations and findings and
putting them into a system where that they can
easily see and understand
D. Going place to place to place finding out information
about the problem.
E. The scientist’s idea/ educated guess.
F. Step by step instructions in short simple sentences.
G. Looking at what differences two or more items have
H. Determining if the hypothesis was right or wrong and
using the data to explain how you know.
I. What the scientist wants to learn more about or
J. Scientists talk to each other about what they found
out or tell people about their results because it might