Science Command Words

Describe
Asked to recall facts, events or a process in an accurate way.
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Explain
Make something clear, state the reasons for something happening. (say why)
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Compare
Describe the similarities and differences between things.
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Define
Specify the meaning of something.
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Design
Set out how something will be done.
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Determine
Use given data or information to obtain an answer.
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Evaluate
Use information supplied and your own knowledge to consider evidence for and against.
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Identify
Name or characterise
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Justify
Use evidence from the information supplied to support an answer.
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Label
Provide appropriate names on a diagram.
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Plan
Write a method.
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Predict
Give a plausible outcome.
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Suggest
Apply knowledge and understanding to a new situation.
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Card 2

Front

Make something clear, state the reasons for something happening. (say why)

Back

Explain

Card 3

Front

Describe the similarities and differences between things.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Specify the meaning of something.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Set out how something will be done.

Back

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