Inductive Reasoning

Activity

Inductive reasoning is the ability to combine pieces of information that may seem unrelated to form general rules or relationships. A primary attribute in scientific theory formulation. As an example, in a criminal case, you have the evidence, the goal of inductive reasoning would be to determine how the evidence came to be as it is.

Appropriate Content Areas

All, but often used in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Forensics to name a few.

Goals & Objectives

Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).

Outcomes and goals involve the development of students' skills at finding patterns or for them to create rules to explain phenomena.