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ACT Science


Absolute existing independent of any other cause
Accuracy Freedom from mistake, exactness; the relationship between gradation on a measuring device and the actual standard for quanity being mesured
adverse acting against or in an opposite direction
analogous similar or comparable in certain respects
ANAlyze to study the relationship of parts of somthing analysis
application ability to put to a practical use, the matter at hand
approximately nearly; an estimate or figure almost exact
argument reason for or against
assumption accepted or true
comprehend something understood
Concentration ratio of amount of solute to the amount of solvent solution
conclusion final decision based on facts
confirm to make sure of or the truth
consequence produced by a cause or condition
consistent agreement, firm, changless
constant steady or unchanged
contradiction statment opposite to another
control group conditions are controlled in an experiment
controlled experiment condition expected to cause effect compared to one without suspected condition
controlled variable a factor remaining constant in an experiment
correlation connection between two ideas
criticism fault or disproval
definitive most nearly complete or accurate
demonstrate explain by use of examples of experiments
dependence controlled by something else
dependent variable change occuring due to part of an experiment being tested
diminish smaller or less; decrease in size
direct relationship connection between two variable showing same effect
effective producing a desired condition
estimation calculation on incomplete info.
ethical accepted rules of behavior
evaluation result of a finding, evidence of the value of something
evidence prove or disprove something
examine look or check carefully
expectation chance something will happen
experiment test to find out
experimental design plan for a controlled experiment
experimental group all conditions are stayed the same except the condition being tested
explanation statement making something clear
extrapolation beyond the range of another characteristics
figure picture explaning
fundamental basic part
generalization given as a broad statment
hypothesis test table of a question
illustrate make clear using examples
imply suggest rather than to say
inconsistent not in aggrement
incorporate join or unite closely
Ind. Variable variable being changed
indication act of pointing out or to
indicator device measuring, recording, or points out
Ingredient something that is made
interpolation value falling between two values
interpretation telling the meaning of.
inverse connection between two variables showing opposite effect
investigate study by close and careful obsevation
irregular not continuous or coming at set times
issue something questioned
judgment opinion formed by examining and observing
justify to prove to be correct
legend title, description a figure or mape
maximum as good as possible in amount or degree
measurement finding out the size or amount
mechanism steps making up process or activity
minimum small as possible
model a pattern or figure consistent
modify to change
observation recording facts and events
opinion belif based on experiments
optimum best or favorable degree
pattern a model or plan used to make
perform carry out
phenomenon fact or event
precisions exactly stated, arrangement
predict figure out before hand
preference a choosing or liking over another
probability sure but not certain
procedure ation or actions is carried out
proponent supports a cause
proportional same fixed number
reasonable showing thought
refute prove wrong, arguing
relationship being connected
Created by: JoeyG23