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Assumptions vs.

Observations
Assumption: something that you think is true without having all of the facts.

Observation: something that you can see, hear, smell, taste, or feel. An
accurate description of what you can sense. It’s not always what you think.

1. Observations: Picked up small beaker. Flipped it upside down. Poured a


clear liquid in it. No apparent change. Picked up a second small
beaker. Flipped it upside down. Poured a clear liquid in it.
Color of the liquid changed to pink.

2. Observations: Picked up a large beaker with a clear liquid inside of it.


Dropped in a solid object. The object floated. Picked up a
second large beaker. Dropped a similar solid into it. The object
sank.