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Nature of Science/ED

Natural An explanation that uses science/scientific reasoning to explain a phenomenon.
Supernatural An Explanation the uses non-scientific reasoning to explain a phenomenon.
Pseudoscience A false science - When something is presented as science but cannot be proven or disproven.
Bias When your experiences, ideas or opinions affect the outcome of your scientific experiments.
False Assumption Drawing an incorrect conclusion before having all of the information.
Controversy Disagreement in science.
Skepticism Questioning and thinking carefully before drawing conclusions.
Science A systematic way of making observations, collecting evidence and drawing conclusions.
Hypothesis prediction based on observations and research
Independent Variable the variable that is changed on purpose
Dependent Variable the responding variable, the variable that is being measured, counted or observed
Constants all the things that must remain the same to get reliable
results The data collected during an experiment
Control Group the level of independent variable that is used to compare
Trials the number of times the experiment is repeated for one level of the independent variable
Conclusion a summary of the data
EDD Experimental Design Diagram
Levels of Independent Variable The different ways that the independent variable is changes in an experiment.
Created by: marzellaolt