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8 Scientific Inquiry

8th Grade Scientific Inquiry

What is Scientific Inquiry? Thinking and questioning is the start of it
What is a Hypothesis? A possible explanation to a set of observations or an awnser to a scientific question.
What is a Varible? Factors that can change in a experiment.
What is a Controlled Experiment? A experiment when one varible is being manipulated at a time.
What is a Minipulated Varible? The varible that is purposely changed to test the hypthesis.
What is a Responding Varible? The varible that changes in response to the minipulated varible.
What is Operational Definition? A statement that is used to describe how to measure a particular varible or to define a particular term.
What is Communicating? The sharing of ideas and the experimental findings with others through writing and or speaking.
What is Scientific Theroy? A well tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experiment results.
What is Scientific Literacy? When you are able to understand basic scientific terms and principles good enough that you can evaluate information, make personal decisions for yourself, and take part in public affairs.
What does Scientific Inquiry refer to? The scientific inquiry refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidense they gather.
Why do scientists describe their research in full? So they can make sure it is acrate so other people can repeat it.
How is a Scientific law unlike a scientific theroy? Unlike a theroy, a scientific law describes an observed pattern in nature without attempting to explain it.
Created by: Music1741