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Science 8

Qualitative made by gathering information that can be recorded using descriptive language
Quantitative made by gathering information that can be recorded as a number with a measurable unit
Inference not a fact but an interpretation of what the direct observations mean
Scientific law describes what scientist expect to happen every time under a certain set of conditions
constant part of an experiment that is held in the same condition
variable part of the experiment that changes
manipulated variable a factor in a controlled experiment that is intentionally changed by the experimenter
Theory a well tested explanation of 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
matter anything that has mass and takes up space
wieght pull of gravity on an objecte
Mass matter inside an object
Physical Change any change that alters the form or appearance of matter, but does not produce a new substance
Chemical Change a change in matter that produces one or more new substances
Created by: sumomuffin