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Scientific Inquiry Different ways scientist study the natural world
Hypothesis A possible answer to a scientific question and/or explanation for a set of observations
Parameter A factor that can be measured in a experiment
Manipulated Variable The only one variable parameter that is purposely changed
Responding Variable The variable that is expected to happen because of the manipulated variable
Controlled experiment An investigation in witch only on parameter is manipulated at a time
Data Fact figures and other evidence gathered through observations
Communicating Sharing ideas and conclusions with other through writing and speaking
Model picture diagram, computer image, or other representation of an object or process
Scientfic theory A well tested explanation for a wide range of observations
Scientific law A statement that describes what scientist expect to happen every time under a set of conditions
Created by: sciencestudy3