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Unit 1 nature of sci

Scientific Method

Empirical Evidence The observations, measurements, and other types of data that people gather and test to support and evaluate scientific explanations.
Theory a well-supported explanation of nature.
Law A theory that has been proven over and over again.
Invesigation The same as doing an experiment.
Observation The process of obtaining information by using the scences.
Hypothisis Is a testable idea or explination that leads to scientific investigation.
Independent Variable The factor that is deliberately being manipulated in the experiment.
Dependent Variable The factor that changes as a result of the manipulation of one or more variables.
Replication Means to repeat the experiment, the same way every time, by a different person.
Repetition Means to repeat the experiment, but not the same way, by the same person.
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