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What some skills used in science are?

Donald Ward

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Ashley Howard on January 18, 2018

The SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS of the DESCRIPTION of the ABILITY of the Observation to the Determination of the properties of an object or event through the use of the senses, the Classification of the Grouping objects or events according to thego to the properties of Measuring and Using Numbers Skills include: Describing quantitatively using appropriate units of measurement Estimating Recording quantitative data Space or time relationships Communicating via the written and spoken words, graphs, tables, diagrams, and other information presentations, including those that are technology based Inferring Drawing a conclusion about a specific event based on observations and data; may include cause and effect relationships Predicting Anticipating consequences of a new or change in the situation using past experiences and observation Collecting, Recording, and Interpretation of Data, Manipulation of data, collected by himself or by others, in order to make meaningful information and then finding patterns in that information that lead to making inferences, predictions and hypotheses Identifying and Controlling Variables Identifying the variables in a situation; selecting variables to be manipulated and held constant Defining Operationally Defining terms within the context of their own experiences; establishing a definition in terms of "what to do" and "what you observe" Making Hypotheses Proposing an explanation based on the observations of the Experimentation of the research, the manipulation of materials and tests of hypotheses to determine a result Making and Using Models Representing the "real world", using a physical or mental model in order to understand the process or phenomenon CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS SKILL DESCRIPTION Analyzing Studying something to identify constituent elements or relationships among elements Synthesizing Using deductive reasoning to gather key elements of the Evaluation Review and respond critically to materials, procedures, or ideas, and judging them by purposes, standards, or other criteria for the Use of ideas, processes or skills in new situations Generating Ideas Expressing thoughts that reveal originality, speculation, imagination, a personal perspective, flexibility in thinking, invention or creativity Expressing Ideas presenting ideas clearly and in logical order while using language that is apporpriate for the audience and occasion Solving Problems Using critical thinking skills to find solutions SCIENTIFIC REASONING SKILLS SKILL DESCRIPTION Longing to Know and Understand The desire to probe, find information, and seek explanation Questioning of Scientific Hypotheses to The tendency to hold open for further verification presented assumptions, encounters, ideas and Search of Data and Its Meaning The propensity to collect information and analyze it in context Demand for Verification The inclination to repeat and replicate findings and studies Respect for Logic The inclination to move from assumption to testing and data collection to conclusions Consideration of Premises The tendency to put into context the reason for a particular point of view Consideration of Consequences The tendency to put in perspective the results of a particular point of view Respect for Historical The inclination to understand and learn from earlier ideas, studies, and events

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