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Qualitative observations made by gathering information that can be recorded using descriptive language
Quantitative observations made by gathering information that can be recorded as a number with a measurement unit
Inference not a fact,but an interpretation of what the direct observations mean
Scientific law describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions
Constant part of an experiment that is held in the same condition for control and experimental
Varible part of an experiment that changes
Manipulated varible a factor in a controlled experiment that is intentionally changed by the experimenter
Scientific theory a well tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results
Inquire to ask for information
Responding variable a resulting factor in a controlled experiment that is observed and measured to see if it changes due to the manipulation of another variable
Experiment a course of action completed in order to test a hypothesis
Control a standard to which all other levels are compared in a scientific experiment
accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise.
calibration comparison between measurements
graduated cylinder A tool used to measure liquid
International System of Measurement the modern form of the metric unit
liquid In no matter what shape it keeps it volume
mass typically a large body of matter without a definite shape
matter something that takes up space
meniscus he curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube.
Newton a unit of measurement
precision the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate.
triple beam balance a tool used to measure mass of an object in grams
unit International system (kilogram)
volume the amount of space that a substance or object occupies,
weight gravitational pull on an object
matter anything that has mass and volume (takes up space)
pure substance a substance made of only one kind of material having definite proportional amounts and properties
mixture matter that consist of two or more substances not chemically combined
element the simplest type of pure substance
compound two or more elements chemically bonded
homogeneous mixture two or more substances not chemically combined, but appearing to be evenly blended
heterogeneous mixture two or more substances not chemically combined, and appearing non-uniform with physically distinct substances included
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