Observation vs. Inference
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Observation vs. Inference

In scientific study, both observations and inferences are important. By using the resources listed below, students will learn about the difference between observations and inferences. They will also have opportunities to apply what they have learned.

Overview Resources

Process Activities

Making Observations and Inferences

Activity Sheets

Observation or Inference?

Supporting Materials

Discussion Cards

Blank Discussion Cards

Nonfiction Graphic Organizers

Observation and Inference Chart