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Homer simpson defines obs inf

  1. 1. Observation vs. Inference Starring Homer J. Simpson
  2. 2. Observation Observation: this describes only facts that you can see, touch, smell and hear. You are not making any guesses. THIS IS NOT AN OPINION!! Ohh… This liquid is green and it is leaking from a brown can. It smells very strong
  3. 3. Inference Inference: using your observations to make a guess about an object or an outcome. Use your prior knowledge to help. THIS CAN BE A SCIENTIFIC OPINION Based on my observations , I think that this can is old and is leaking a toxic substance.
  4. 4. Group Practice <ul><li>Please make 2 observations and 1 inference about the picture. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Individual Practice <ul><li>On your note card, please write down 2 observations and 2 inferences about the following picture. When finished, trade with a partner and check the work. </li></ul>

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