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basic science vocab

basic vocab words

a graph that uses points connected by lines to show how something changes in value line graph
chart that uses the lengths of parallel bars to represent the relationship between various data or values Bar graph
graph in form of circle, divided into relative qyantaties that are indicated by the proportionately defferent sizes of sectors circle graph
the amount of matter in a given volume density
measuring lines or distance or length linear
the amounts of matter that something is made of mass
the amount of space that something ovvupies, or the amount of space that something contains volume
can be measured using a stopwatch time
a measure of how hot or cold something is temperature
a summary of many expirimental results and observations scientific law
a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and observations that have been supported by testing scientific theory
a representation of an object or system model
a factor or condition that might change as a result of the change being made with the independent variable dependent variable
a factor or condition that is intentionally changed by an envestigator in an expiriment independent variable
variable that isn't changed control
educated guess about what you think the answer to a problem is hypotheses
indirect method of observation making inferences based on observation and measuring without tools qualitative
direct method of observation, making observations using your five senses and measuring with tools quantitative
to estimate or infer by extending or projecting known information extrapolate
the act of introducing or inserting anything interpolate
the act of making an educated guess as to the outcome of a situation predict/prediction
simply explanations of observations infer/inference
any pieces of information acquired through expirimentation data
Created by: aggie20