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Observations And Inferences

1. 1. Observations and Inferences<br />Warmup?<br />Look at the drawing. <br />What do you notice and what do you think happened?<br />
2. 2. Observations and <br />Inferences<br />How does your story change?<br />
3. 3. Observations and <br />Inferences<br />How does your story change?<br />
4. 4. Observations and <br />Inferences<br />What do you observe?<br />What do you infer?<br />Compare what you think now <br />to your earlier written accounts. <br />
5. 5. Observations and Inferences<br />Observations are what you notice<br />Inferencesare your reactions, thoughts or explanations<br />
6. 6. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
7. 7. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
8. 8. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
9. 9. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
10. 10. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
11. 11. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
12. 12. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
13. 13. Write one observation. <br />Write one inference<br />
14. 14. Quantitative vs Qualitative<br />Quantitative observations are ones that are based on a QUANTITY. <br />These would be measurements. <br />Weight<br />Height<br />Length<br />Qualitative Observations. <br />These are based on characteristics. <br />Color<br />Size<br />Texture<br />
15. 15. Summary<br />What is the difference between an observation and an inference. <br />What is the difference between a quantitative observation and a qualitative observation. <br />How can people have different inferences about the same observations. <br />
16. 16. Scientific Method<br />Scientists do two main types of studies. <br />Experimental Observational<br />Study, Observe, analyze<br />Control, Test<br />