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what is science

section 1 what is science

thinking like a scientist if you ask questions about volcanoes then you are thinking like a scientist
scientific inquiry asking questions about what you observe is the start of scientific inquiry
scientific theories and laws as scientist study the natural world they develop concepts that explain their observations.
observing using one or more of your sences to gather information
inferring when you explain or interpret the things you observe.
predicting making a forcast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evedince.
posing questions scientist studying giant sequoia trees made an observation.
developing a hypothesis a hypothesis is a possible explanation for a set of observations or answer a scientific question
hypothesis a possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific questiaon
controlled experiment a test of a hypothesis under condition established by the scientist.
varible one of the facters that can change in an experiment.
data the facts,figures,and other evidence gathered through observations
conclusion a decision about how to interpret what you have learned from an experiant
communicating the sharing of ideas by writing and speaking
posing new questions other scientests may repeat the experiment if its results were correct
scientific theory a well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of observations
Created by: alikat