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TermDefinition
Qualitative made by gathering information that can be recorded using (descriptive language)(5 senses)
Quantitative 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 observation means.
Scientific Law describes what scientists expect what the direct observation means.
Coanstant part of a experiment that is held the in the same condition for control and experimental.
Variable part of the experiment that changes.
Manipulated Variable a factor in a controlled experiment that is intentionally changed by the experiment.
Scientific theory a well tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results.
Inquiry to ask for information.
Dependent 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.
Expierment 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.
Matter anything that has mass and takes up space.
Physical Change when the form of the object changes but it does not make the object disappear.
Chemical Change a change in matter that produces one or more new substances.
Weight the amount of gravity on an object.
Mass the amount of matter in an object.
units of mass grams
Calculating volume volume = length x width x height
Accuracy the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.
Calibration to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements).
Graduated cylinder a narrow, cylindrical container marked with horizontal lines to represent units of measurement and used to precisely measure the volume of liquids.
International system of measurement international decimal system of weights and measures derived from and extending the metric system of units.
Liquid composed of molecules that move freely among themselves but do not tend to separate like those of gases; neither gaseous nor solid.
Mass usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size:
Matter the substance or substances of which any physical object consists or is composed:
Meniscus a crescent or a crescent-shaped body.
Newton a- unit of measurement One newton is equal to the force needed to accelerate a mass of one kilogram one meter per second per second.
Prescision the state or quality of being precise.
Triple beam balance Triple Beam Balance is a typical mechanical balance. It has a beam which is supported by a fulcrum. On one side is a pan on which the object is placed. On the other side, the beam is split into three parallel beams , each supporting one weight.
Unit a single thing or person.
Volume the amount of space, measured in cubic units, that an object or substance occupies.
Weight the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs
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 consists of two or more substances not chemically combined
Element The simplest type of pure substances
Compound Two or more substances not chemically combined
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.
Created by: SierraBilter