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variable terms

variables 6th grade

System A group of objects working together as a whole.
Dependent Variable The responding variable. The thing in your experiment that you are observing or measuring.
Controlled Experiment An experiment in which ONE and only ONE variable is changed.
Cycle Any motion or actvity that repeats itself.
Variable Anything that you can change in an experiment that might affect the outcome.
Inference A guess based on limited information.
Standard The baseline used in a controlled experiment, BEFORE changing any variables that you use to tell if a variable effected the outcome.
Independent Variable The thing in your experiment that you are changing. The manipulated variable.
Control variables The things in your experiment that stay the same.
Procedure A logical list of steps to take in your experiment.
Conclusion A wrap up of your experiment using the data you gathered to support your argument. Tells whether your hypothesis was correct or incorrect.
S.I. The Système International d’Unités (SI), or International System of Units. What you use to measure the outcome of your experiments. mm, cm, m, km, g, kg, C, ml, l
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