1. 2. 3. Take a Syllabus. Take a lab safety contract Find an empty seat. I look forward to a great year… how do we get there? 1. Be Respectful to me, your classmates and yourself 2. Please raise your hand when wanting to speak and only one person speaking at a time. 3. Come prepared to class and ready to learn. 4. Cell phones may be used for “Good” not “Evil”, I will take it up if you are using it for evil 5. I am here to help you, please remember that… Let’s Have a Great Year!!!! Classroom Website: If you have a cell phone, please pull it out and log on to: https://moorechemistry.weebly.com Take a second and set up the website to your home screen or save it to your favorites. Let’s Get Going… Define the following in your own words: Observation Inference Prediction Spend a minute looking at the photo… Write 5 observations… Write 5 inferences… Write 5 predictions… Definitions Observation- a remark, statement, or comment based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed. Inference- a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. Prediction- a statement about the way things will happen in the future, often but not always based on experience or knowledge Get out your Fancy Phone go to: goformative.com Class code: UGVV642 Why is it important to understand the difference between observations, inferences, and predictions, specifically in forensic science?