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Section 1-3 Heather Sullivan- FRHSD
<ul><li>The basis for scientific research </li></ul><ul><li>Noting or perceiving objects/events using your senses </li></u...
<ul><li>Observations lead to questions </li></ul><ul><li>Harte’s Question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why were the salamander #...
<ul><li>Explanation that might be true </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educated Guess </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must be Testable! </li>...
<ul><ul><li>Expected Outcome of a test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What you think will happen if you test your hypothes...
<ul><li>Confirm/Reject prediction </li></ul><ul><li>A way to collect data </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Control Group </li></ul><ul><li>Variables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dependent <...
 
<ul><li>Global Decline of Amphibians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Habitat destruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>competition w/  ...
 
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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.

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Section 1-3 Scientific Processes

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

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