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Prediction Make a forcast.
Classify Goup b similar characteristics.
Qualiative observations Use our senses to gather information.
Quanitative observations Measure to get information.
Inferences Give an explanation for what you observe.
Communication Tell others what you know.
What do scienists do? Scientists make sense of nature and improve our world through obsevation and experimenation.
Observations Recognizing and noting some fact to gather information about the world.
How do you make observations? By using your five senses.
What are the two types of observations? Qualitative and Quantitative.
Inference A possible explanation or guess about an observation.
Distance is measured in... meters
Liquid volume is measured in... liters
Temperaure is measured in... Celcius
Mass is measured in... grams
Distance is measured by... ruler
Liquid volume is measured by... graduated cylinder
Mass is measured by... TBB
Temperature is measured by... thermometer
How big is a kilo? 1000
How big is a centi? 1/100
How big is a milli? 1/1000
Observational investigation Lab(investigation) when changes are being observed.
Experimental investigation Lab (investigation) when hypothesis is being tested.
Hypothesis Educated Guess
Independent Variable Change experimenter makes in an experiment.
Dependent Variable Change that responds to the IV
Constant The factors that must stay the same in order for the experiment to be a fair test.
Control Standard of comparison
Fair test An experiment that changes only one thing.
Repeated trials Completing an experiment many times.
Created by: CubeLaxer