Researching What Scientists Know
and Don’t Know
Associated Skills: Selecting Relevant Sources; Asking Questions
Directions: Complete Tables 1-4 below to identify the credible, relevant sources that you used for information to figure out what scientists know and don’t know about what causes your phenomenon to happen. Summarize the evidence that scientists have collected and identify the questions that remain a mystery. Then, revise your testable question to ensure you’re contributing new evidence to the body of scientific knowledge already known.
When finished, complete the Self-Assessment to reflect on your performance as a Scientist.
Table 1: Relevant Sources
Title and Link to
Source Evaluation: Why do you trust this source for scientific information?
Table 2: Summarize what Scientists KNOW about your Body Response Phenomenon
What questions have already been investigated?
How were these questions investigated?
What were the results and findings?
What feedback mechanisms might be involved in your Body Response Phenomenon?
Table 3: Summarize what Scientists DO NOT KNOW about your Body Response Phenomenon
What questions remain a mystery?
What evidence still needs to be collected in order to explain what causes your Body Response Phenomenon to happen or the feedback mechanisms that regulate it?
Table 4: Revise My Testable Question (if necessary)
A. Revise your Testable Question from Checkpoint 1 to ensure that you’re contributing new evidence to the body of knowledge already known by scientists. What new or revised question will you investigate?
B. Describe the Cause (Independent Variable) associated with your question. What will you change?
C. Describe the Effect (Dependent Variable) associated with your question. What will you measure?
D. Describe how your revised testable question meets SMART Criteria.
S – Specific | M – Measurable | A – Achievable | R – Relevant | T – Temporal (Time)
E. Describe how this question can realistically be tested within the scope of the classroom environment. What materials might you need and use to conduct your test?
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