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science is the investigation and exploration of natural events and of the new information that results from from those investigation
observation the results of using one or more of your senses to gather information and taking note of what occurs
inference a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge or experience
hypothesis a possible explanation for an observation that can be tested by scientific invetigation
prediction is a statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events
scientific theory an explanation of observations or events that is based on knowledge gained from many observations and investigations
scientific law a rule that describes a repeatable pattern in nature
technology the practical use of scientific knowledge, especially for industrial or commercial use
critical thinking comparing what you already know with thee information you are given in order to decide whether you agree with it
description is spoken or written summary of observations
explanation is an interpretation of observations
International system of units The internationally accepted system of measurement
Scientific notation a method of writing or displaying very small or large numbers in a short form
Percent errors the expression of error as a percentage of the accepted value
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