Totten - Observations Vs Inferences Question Preview (ID: 38333)


Distinguish Between Quantitative, Qualitative Observations And Inferences.

Information collected with the senses.
a) Observations
b) Inferences
c) Conclusions
d) predictions

When you use observations + prior knowledge to draw a conclusion
a) Quantitative
b) Inference
c) Observation
d) Qualitative

An Observation that involves a measurement. Has a #!
a) Quantitative Observation
b) Qualitative Observation
c) Informative Observation
d) Inferential Observation

Observation in which you describe an object without a measurement. NO NUMBERS!
a) Quantitative
b) Qualitative
c) Inference
d) Conclusion

Qualitative or Quantitative Observation? The room is 10 feet x 12 feet.
a) Quantitative
b) Qualitative
c)
d)

The air smells like burning wood.
a) Quantitative
b) Qualitative
c)
d)

Observation or Inference? The dog barked because he is angry.
a) Observation
b) Inference
c)
d)

Observation or Inference? The dog is barking.
a) Qualitative Observation
b) Inference
c) Quantitative Observation
d)

Mrs. Totten feels happy.
a) Quantitative Observation
b) Inference
c) Qualitative Observation
d)

Mrs. Totten has 168 students in Physical Science.
a) Quantitative Observation
b) Qualitative Observation
c) Inference
d)

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