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Chpt. 1 science

Chpt. 1 science 7th grade

what is science? A way or process used to investigate things around you.
what is a scientist? A person who studies science.
What is technology? The application of science to make products or tools that people can use.
What is descriptive research? It answers scientific questions through observations.
Experimental research design is? Is used to answer scientific questions by testing a hypothesis.
What is the Scientific Method? It is steps to follow in order to solve a problem.
What is a hypothesis? A hypothesis is a prediction.
What is an independent variable? A variable that is changed.
What is a dependent variable? The factor being measured.
A constant is? A factor that stays the same.
A control is? A sample that is treated like other experimental groups except that the independent variable is not applied to it.
Biotechnology is? When technology is applied to living organisms.
An engineer is? A person who takes scientific information or a new idea and devises a way to use the information to solve a problem or to mass produce of a product.
A constraint is? A limiting factor in a design such as max. speed of a product line,max. output of product,or min. temp. for operation.
A pilot plant is ? A scaled-down version of the real production equipment that closely models actual manufacturing conditions.
Created by: robbiejennette