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Scientific Method


Observing using one or more senses to gather informatoin
Qualitative observations descriptions that don't involve numbers or measurements
Quantitative Observations are measurements like when you measure your height or weight
Inferring an interpretation based on observations
Predicting forecasting what will happen in the future based on past experience
Chemistry the study of the properties if matter and how it changes
Physics the study of matter and energy and how they interact
Scientific inquiry The ongoing process of discovery in science
Variable A factor that can change in an experiment
Independent variable a variable that is intentionally changed to observe its effect on the dependent variable.
Dependent variable the thing that's expected to change when the independent variable is changed.
Controlled experiment an trial that uses controls, usually separating the subjects into one or more control groups
Scientific Law A statement that describes what science expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions
Scientific Theory A well-tested explanation for wide range of observations results
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