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Scientific Method

scientific method the process a scientist uses to answer a question
problem the question that a scientist is aiming to answer
hypothesis the educated guess about the outcome of a controlled study
procedure the steps listing the process of conducting a controlled study
observations general information that is observed in a controlled study
data the numbers, measurements, and results of a controlled study that can be witnessed or measured
conclusion the final thoughts of a controlled study; refers back to the hypothesis and answers the problem
dependent variable the one aspect that is being measured in a controlled study
independent variable the one variable that changes in a controlled study
constants another name for the controlled variables
controlled variable the many variables that stay exactly the same in a controlled study
further study additional research or another controlled study that can be conducted based on the current controlled study
controlled study another name for a scientific method study
Created by: wtr6thscience