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Scientific Method

Bias A slanted view or opinion about a topic or concept.
Conclusion Summary of your experiment, always addresses your hypothesis - whether it was wrong or right.
Constant Something that affects the experiment but you cannot change or control
Data Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Control The variable that is not changing, stays the same throughout the experiment.
Evidence Proof of something to back up an experiment
Claim What you know
Reasoning Why you know
Experiment A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discover, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact.
Hypothesis An educated guess based on previous understanding
Independent Variable Variable that can be changed during an experiment
Inference A conclusion reached based on basis of reasoning, evidence, and previous understanding
Observation The action or process of careful note taking of something in order to gain information
Scientific Method A method or way to figure out an answer to a problem following six specific steps.
Dependent Variable The result of the change; the effect of the action; what you look for to happen during an experiment.
Created by: Erica Waggoner Erica Waggoner