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The comprehension worksheet you will find here is great not only for learning science vocabulary words but for also learning the steps of the scientific method and testing your understanding of it. A very important thing especially when beginning your studies in science.
Now in order to get the most out of this comprehension worksheet, hop on over to the scientific method steps section and have a read of this article on the steps of the scientific method. You can also read the scientific method for kids version. It more or less covers the same thing albeit in a more easier to understand language.
You will also find the answers to this comprehension worksheet below however, you should read through the scientific method steps articles first and then attempt the worksheet for yourself. Use the answers as a guide.
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Have you read the steps of the scientific method or scientific method for kids articles? Great! You are ready to complete this worksheet.
Read the paragraphs below and fill in the blanks with the words that make the most sense. You will find the word that matches best in each of the word groups below.
none of the above
The __________ method is a process that scientists use to help them test new ideas. The first step
in this process usually involves defining the __________ .
The next step involves gathering information and making observations of natural phenomena. A way in which this can be done is by using one or more of the five __________ .
After initial observations have been made, the following step usually involves the scientist making an educated guess or a __________ . This is a possible explanation of how or why the phenomena that have been observed occur.
Following this, an investigation may be carried out to determine the plausibility of the explanation. This is usually done through performing one or more activities that are collectively known as __________ .
Observations are made and recorded. These recorded observations are known as __________ .
After the observations have been made and recorded, the scientist then forms a __________ and in the process notes whether the observations made and the results recorded support or refute the hypothesis.
In future, other scientists may retest this hypothesis and if it turns out that after numerous retests, the hypothesis remains supported by experimental data, it may become known as a __________ .
Answers in order of sentence and paragraph
scientific, problem, senses, hypothesis, experiments, data, conclusion, theory