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Observation vs Inference

Observation vs Inference

Author: Donna Schwan

Watch the video and then answer the questions to the quiz located on the right side of the screen.  You can take notes if you wish.


View the video for great explanation and discussion of observations, inferences, and different types of observations.

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The information presented in the video will help you understand the following U1 learning targets:
1. I can state the difference between observations and inferences. (k)
2. I can make an inference about why something is occurring. (r)
3. I can make qualitative and quantitative observations using information gathered with my senses. (s)
4. I can explain the difference between qualitative and quantitative data. (k)