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When writing a Quantatative observation :
a) Units should always be included
b) units should never be used
c) always explain why you think that is what happened
d) use as many decriptive words as possible about color and shape

The table is 30 inches tall. This is:
a) a qualitative observation because it uses units
b) Qualitative observations because there are no numbers/units
c) an inference because it uses numbers
d) a quantitative observation on the height of the desk

The bird is blue with red markings. This is :
a) an inference because it uses color
b) a Qualitative observations because there are no numbers/units
c) a quantitative observation on the size of the bird
d) a qualitative observation because it uses units

An inference can also be described as...
a) just the facts as you see them
b) qualitative and quantitative
c) a hypothesis or explaination
d) numbers with units

What are the 2 types of observations?
a) Qualitative and numbers
b) Qualitative and Quantitative
c) Colors and shapes
d) how it looks and how many

Which best describes a quantitative observation
a) a number and a unit
b) a color and a size
c) a quess at it's weight
d) color coding

Which of the following is most likely an observation
a) That is something Freddie would do.
b) Freddie did that last week so he most likely did it again.
c) I saw Freddie do it.
d) I have a feeling Freddie did it!

What is an inference?
a) Facts based on data gathered by your senses
b) What most people say is the correct answer
c) When you record what you observe
d) What you think happened based on observations

What is an observation?
a) What you think happened
b) Facts based on data gathered by your senses
c) Analyzing what you see
d) The same as an inference

All of the following are inferences, EXCEPT:
a) I think it will rain today
b) The weather man predicts it will rain today
c) It is raining
d) It looks like it will rain today

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