VCR Presentation Lesson 6

Bryan Culler

Guess the word

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The inspector _____________ that the chicken wanted to get to the other side of the road based off of his intuition and observation.






















































*hypothesized

Hypothesis

Definition(s)

n.


1. A theory or explanation that leads to further investigation for proof or disproof.


2. An assumption on which a conclusion or decision is based.

Forms

v. hypothesize: to form a hypothesis


adj. hypothetical: assumed by hypothesis

General notes

Hypotheses are very commonly used in most science environments.

(Look for science-related terminology)


Generally may follow an if.... then.... pattern


In the science world, hypotheses should be:


-logical

-testable

-simple


Not a fact

Root

Hupo <G. "under," "beneath"

Synonyms

Hypothesis: guess, conclusion, theorem

Hypothesize: guess, contemplate, brainstorm

Hypothetical: supposed

Antonyms

Hypothesis: fact

Hypothesize: disregard

Hypothetical: certain

Practice

Choose the examples where the underlined word is used incorrectly.


1.) The scientist formed a hypothesis and he would later test it.


2.) Let's just say- hypothetically- that I broke your toy. How would you react?


3.) The boy was very hypothetical, he tended to gossip about how much others gossiped.


4.) This hypothetical information has already been proved by science.