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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.

Describe how you should observe solutions in a test tube.

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Question 2.

Identify the meaning of this sign.

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Question 3.

Describe how a test tube should be set up if you were to heat a substance in it safely.

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Question 4.
Recall the first thing you should do if your hair catches alight.

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Question 5.
Identify the ways scientists find answers to questions.

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Question 6.
A student placed copper into a test tube of acid. The results section of their report mentioned a lot of bubbling. Identify the type of observation the student made.

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Question 7.

Identify a prediction about the burning candle in the diagram.

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Question 8.

Observe the diagram and identify what this statement is: 'The dinosaur ate the bird'.

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Question 9.
Identify the item you would use to heat small amounts of liquid.

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Question 10.
Explain what scientific diagrams are.

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Question 11.

Identify the equipment labelled 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the diagram.

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Question 12.
Recall the name given to the intention of an experiment.

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Question 13.
Recall the name of the part of a scientific report where scientists summarise their findings.

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Question 14.
Recall an abbreviation used for the metric unit of time.

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Question 15.
Identify a piece of equipment that you would use to accurately measure 80 mL of water.

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Question 16.
Recall how measurements should be taken to avoid parallax error.

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Question 17.

Read the volume of liquid in the measuring cylinder and state its measurement.

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Question 18.

Read the reading on this beam balance and state its measurement.

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Question 19.

A student wanted to investigate the effect of chlorinated pool water on the growth of plants. They noticed that the plants near the edge of their swimming pool were drooping. As a test, two pots were placed in full sun. One plant was watered with tap water while the other was watered with pool water. For seven days both plants were observed until the plant watered with pool water started drooping and its leaves lost colour. The student finally stated that chlorinated pool water makes plants droop. Identify the purpose of watering one plant with tap water in this investigation.
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Question 20.
A student wanted to find out if tennis balls bounced higher on different surfaces. They thought that tennis balls would bounce higher on artificial grass than on real grass. Identify what this thinking is an example of.

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