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science chapter 1

the way or process used to investigate what is happening around you. It provides possible answers to your questions. Provides new info every day that people use to make decisions science
what you learn through your senses observation
looking for similarities compare
looking for differences contrast
how you explain what you observe inference
when a scientist is in favor of or against one thing bias
representing things that happen too slowly, too quickly, or are too big or too small too observe directly model
scientist around the world use a system of measurement called the international system of units, or SI, to make observations. This allows them to understand each other's research scientific measurement
help you organize your observations and results data table
a prediction or statement that can be tested hypothesis
the variable in the experiment that is being measured dependent variable
the variable that tays the same in an experiment constant
the variable in the experiment that is changed independent variable
a sample that is treated like the other experimental groups except that the independent variable is not applies control
makes your life more convenient technology
the study or use of systems, especially computers and telecommunications information technology
scientist __ have results that support their hypothesis without completing __ trials first rarely, numerous
science is meaningful on others ways in everyday life. New discoveries constantly lead to new products that __ your life influence
new knowledge can mean that old ways of thinking r doing thins are __ challenged
scientific discoveries have never been limited to peolpe of one __, __, __, or __ race, age, gender, culture, time period
throughout history, people have tried to find answers to questions about what was happening around them by using their 5 senses: __, __, __, __, __ sight, taste, touch, smell, hearing
numbers can be used to __ observations and tool, such as: __ and __are used to give descriptions describe, termometers, meter sticks
we use our scientific thinking everyday to make __ decisions
__, __, __, and __ are all good sources of info books, magazines, internet, and newspapers
when trying to sole a problem it is important to discover ____ all back round info
are used to share info with scientist around the world science publications
used to record and communicate your findings. It can include graphs, charts, and illustrations science journal
communicating experiments results is an important part of the __ experience lab
scientist first make sure that everyone working to solve the problem has a ___ of the problem clear understanding
answers scientific questions through observation descriptive research
used to answer scientific questions by testing a hypothesis through the use of a series of carefully controlled steps experimental research design
steps to follow to try to solve problems. Differnet problems will require different scientific methods scientific method
Created by: haydenhenry