Section 1-3 Scientific Processes

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This is a high school classroom ppt to accompany our study of the scientific method. Note: All of my lesson-based ppts are structured to accompany Holt Biology 2004 text book.

This is a high school classroom ppt to accompany our study of the scientific method. Note: All of my lesson-based ppts are structured to accompany Holt Biology 2004 text book.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Section 1-3 Heather Sullivan- FRHSD
  • 3.
    • The basis for scientific research
    • Noting or perceiving objects/events using your senses
    • John Harte’s Observation:
      • Decrease in # of salamander in Rocky Mountains
    • Our observation:
      • The Sky is soooo beautiful!
  • 4.
    • Observations lead to questions
    • Harte’s Question:
      • Why were the salamander #’s decreasing?
    • Our Question:
      • Why is the sky blue?
  • 5.
    • Explanation that might be true
      • Educated Guess
    • Must be Testable!
    • Harte’s Hypothesis
      • Acid rain was falling as winter snow on the Rockies
      • The acid was released when the snow melted in the Spring
    • Our Hypothesis:
      • ???
  • 6.
      • Expected Outcome of a test
        • What you think will happen if you test your hypothesis
      • Harte’s Predictions:
        • He would find acid in the ponds after snow melted
        • There would be enough acid to harm salamanders
      • Our Prediction:
        • ???
  • 7.
    • Confirm/Reject prediction
    • A way to collect data
  • 8.  
  • 9.
    • Control Group
    • Variables
      • Independent
      • Dependent
    • Nuisance Variables
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • Global Decline of Amphibians
      • Habitat destruction
      • competition w/ Invasive Species
      • chemical pollutants
      • high rate of fatal infections
    • Indicator Species
  • 12.