November 16, 2013
Science Investigation Report
It’s a hypothesis, Mrs. Synopsis.
Hypothesis: Making a smart guess about the answer to a question.
It’s a theory, Mr. O’Leary.
Theory: An idea used for discussion for a starting point for a Science investigation.
It’s some data, Mrs. Shata.
Data: Ideas that can be tested by a Science experiment or an observation.
It’s a prediction, Mr. Fiction.
Prediction: An idea about what will happen in the future.
It’s a conclusion, Mrs. Unison.
Conclusion: An explanation based on observations and data of a Science investigation.
It’s an inference, Mr. Pence.
Inference: An explanation based on past experience that you can figure out without actually observing it yourself.