Science 7 Chapter 1 Study Guide 1. How is classifying objects useful? Classifying things helps you to stay organized so you could easily find and use them later. Page 10 2. What is a scale model? A scale model is a representation of an object that accurately shows the proportions between its parts. Page 12 3. Explain the difference between a scale model and making models. Both types represent a real object or process. Scale models show the accurate proportions between the real object and model. A scale model is more realistic. Pages 11 and 12 4. A scientist would study a __ Scale model _____ to accurately show how the human eye fits together. Page 12 5. What is a hypothesis? A hypothesis is a possible explanation for a set of observation or answer to a scientific question. Page 19 6. A hypothesis always has to be _ testable _ using scientific inquiry or investigation. 7. Which section of the scientific process would you tell what you think will happen in an experiment? Developing a hypothesis Page 19 8. The conclusions you make from your scientific investigation are based on evidence you get from the _ data __. 9. Which section of your written report will contain a graph or data table? Results section 10. What comes at the end of your report or oral presentation? Conclusions 11. Which section of the scientific process will you find the steps of your investigation? Procedure 12. Your procedure should be so detailed that it could easily be _ Repeated or replicated ____ by other scientists. Page 21 13. ___ Oral __ presentations and _ written __ reports communicate information gathered through the scientific process that generally begin with posing __ scientific _____ questions.