How do you draw a scientific diagram?

In this lesson we will compare diagrams and illustrations and learn how to draw accurate diagrams for scientific investigations.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which variable do we observe or measure?

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Q2.Which variable is the one you would change in an investigation?

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Q3.Which variables do we need to keep the same, in order to make a scientific investigation a fair test? (The clue here is there are more than one of these variables!)

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which variable do we observe or measure?

1/3

Q2.Which variable is the one you would change in an investigation?

2/3

Q3.Which variables do we need to keep the same, in order to make a scientific investigation a fair test? (The clue here is there are more than one of these variables!)

3/3

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How do you draw a scientific diagram? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following is only found on diagrams?

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Q2.Why do we not use shading on diagrams?

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Q3.What do illustrations have that diagrams do not?

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How do you draw a scientific diagram? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following is only found on diagrams?

1/3

Q2.Why do we not use shading on diagrams?

2/3

Q3.What do illustrations have that diagrams do not?

3/3

Lesson summary: How do you draw a scientific diagram?

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