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Science sections 123

What is Science

Scientific Inquiry the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather
hypothesis one possible explatnation to a scientific question
variable something that can change in an experiment
responding variable the variable that is changed on purpose durng an experiment.
controlled experiment an experiment in which only one variable is manipulated.
operational definition a description of how to measure a variable or define a terms
data facts , figures, and other evidence that a scientist gathers through observing
communicating the sharing of ideas and experimental findings with others through writing and speaking
scientific theory a well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results
scientific law a statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions
oberserving The process of using 1 or more of your senses to gather information
quantitative observations an observation that deals with characteristics that cannot be expressed with numbers.
oualitative oberservations an observation that deals with a number or an amount.
inferring when you explain things you observe
predicting making a forcast of what might happen next.
classifying the process of grouping together items that are alike and similar.
models making a miniture version
science a subject that includes nature, space, and technology and minerals
Created by: darbie234