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science study of the natural world
observing using your senses to gather info
inferring guessing based on what you know
predicting making a prediction based on past experiance
chemistry the study of properties of matter and how it changes
physics the study of matter and energy,motion,forces and how they interact
scientific inquiry study world
hyphothesis possible answer to science
parameter mesurable science
manipulated the variable that is expected to change
responding variable the dependent variable
controlled experiment a investigation which only one parameter is manipulated at a time
data facts and figures and other info found by observation
communicating sharing ideas and conclusions with others
model physical representation
scientific theory well tested explenation
scientific law a statement thet descibes what is expected to happen
estimate guess based on math clues
accuracy how close to real value
reproducibility how close measurements are
significant figures all exact digits
precision measure of exactness
graph picture of data
horizontal axis x axis from left to right
vertical axis y axis from up to down
origin point where lines cross
coordinate pair of numbers to find a spot
data point point of intersection
line of best fit line that shows graph pattern
linear graph line graph where points make straight line
slope steepness of graph line
weight measure of force of gravity
mass measure of matter in a object
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