Complete the questions below in your science notebook. Write the questions for #1-7. You do not need to write the questions for #8-12 (just restate and answer in complete sentences for 8-12).
Due: Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
1. What are the four types of scientific investigations?
2. Why are controlled investigations/experiments usually conducted indoors?
3. How is a field investigation like a controlled investigation?
4. How is a field investigation different from controlled investigation?
5. What is a design investigation?
6. Can a secondary research investigation use data from different sources? Explain.
7. What is the major advantage to a secondary research investigation?
8. Jason wants to find out if the members on his soccer team who wear cleats during a game kick the ball further than those who do not wear cleats. What type of investigation will Jason conduct? Explain.
9. Brandon wants to find out what type of video game console heats up to a higher temperature. Brandon will use the exact same game in each console and will play for the exact same amount of time in the same room. What type of investigation will Brandon conduct? Explain.
10. Jennifer wants to know if the amount of sleep people receive over a lifetime has an effect on how long they live. What type of investigation will Jennifer conduct? Explain.
11. Alec wants to find out how the circumference of his skateboard wheels affects his speed. Alec tests out three different wheel sizes. What type of investigation will Alec conduct? Explain.
12. Ms. Shon wants to know if the amount of rainfall has an effect on the number of roses that grow on her rose bush. What type of investigation will Ms. Shon conduct? Explain.