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Scientific Method

Scientific Method Vocabulary

Prediction A guess based on observation, experience, or reason.
Hypothesis A possible explanation for scientific question, an educated guess.
Experiment A series of carefully planned steps that test the hypothesis.
Materials A list of the equipment or items you will need.
Procedure A step-by-step set of directions
Constants Items kept the same throughout the experiment.
Variables Factors in an experiment that are likely to change.
Independent Variable The variable you deliberately change, the "IF..." part of the hypothesis.
Dependent Variable The variable you measure, the "THEN..."part of the hypothesis.
Control What is being used as a comparison in an experiment.
Data The facts, figures, and evidence gained from an experiment.
Conclusion A description telling what was learned, if the hypothesis was correct, what could have been done differently, and ideas for further exploration.
Analyze To study closely to find meaning and patterns.
Title The name of your paper in a lab report.
Purpose/Problem The question or problem you want answered.
Results The facts, figures, and evidence gained from an experiment.
Scientific Method The process or series of steps a scientist uses to find an answer to a question.
Theory An explanation or model based on observation, experimentation, and reasoning.
Fact A statement that can be shown to be true by observation or by experiment.
Opinion A statement that expresses an attitude, a belief, or a point of view.
Created by: StephenWertz