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Science The investigation and exploration of natural events
Observations The results of using one or more of your senses to gather information
Inference Is a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge or experiences
Hypothesis Is a statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events
Prediction Is a statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events
Scientific Theory Is an explanation of observations or events that is based on knowledge gained from many observations and investigations
Scientific Law A rule that describes a repeatable pattern in nature
Technology The use of practical use of scientific knowledge, especially for industrial or commercial use
Critical Thinking Is comparing what you already know to information you are given in order to decide whether you agree with it
Description A spoken or written summery of observations
Explanations An interpretation of observations
SI Units The internationally accepted system of measurements
Scientific Notation A method of writing or displaying very small or very large values in a short form
Percent Error Is the expression of error as a percentage of the accepted value
Created by: domo212