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Science vocab

Bias A slanted view or 1 sided
Conclusion the end or finish of an event or process.
Constant situation or state of affairs that does not change.
Control take into account (an extraneous factor that might affect results) when performing an experiment.
Data facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.
Dependent variable a variable (often denoted by y ) whose value depends on that of another.
Evidence the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
Experiment a scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact.
Hypothesis a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.
Independent variable a variable (often denoted by x ) whose variation does not depend on that of another.
Inference a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Model a three-dimensional representation of a person or thing or of a proposed structure, typically on a smaller scale than the original.
Observation the action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information.
Scientific Method a method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century,
Circuit Circuit theory, the theory of accomplishing work by routing electrons, gas, fluids, or other matter through loops
Electric Current a flow of electric charge
Electric fields the electric force per unit charge
Electric Power the rate at which electric energy is transferred by an electric circuit.
Insulator a thing or substance used for insulation, in particular.
Parallel Circuit a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit
Series Circuit a circuit having its parts connected serially
Voltage an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts.
Conductor an object or type of material which permits the flow of electric charges in one or more directions.
Electric Discharge discharge: electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
Electric Force The electromagnetic force is one of the four fundamental interactions in nature, the other three being the strong interaction, the weak interaction, and gravitation. ...
Ion an electrically charged atom or group of atoms formed by the loss or gain of one or more electrons, as a cation
Ohm's Law electric current is directly proportional to voltage and inversely proportional to resistance; I = E/R
Resistance Electricity
Static Charge an imbalance of electric charges within or on the surface of a material.
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