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# slooopy

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Term | Definition |
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Scientific Inquiry | Different ways scientist study |

Hypothesis | Possible answers or observations |

Parameter | Measured Factor |

Manipulated Varible | Variable parameter purposely changed |

Responding Varible | Variable parameter purposely changed |

Controlled Experiment | One parameter is manipulated at a time |

Data | Facts, Figures, Evidence, gathered through observations |

Communicating | Sharing ideas and conclusions |

Model | Picture, Diagram, of an object shown to display |

Scientific Theory | Well tested explanation for an observation |

Scientific Law | Statement that describes what scientist think will happen |

Science | The study of the natural world |

Observing | Using 1 or more senses to gather info |

Inferring | Educated Guess |

Predicting | Making a forecast based on past experience or evidence |

Chemistry | The study of matter and how it changes |

Physics | The study of matter, energy, motion, forces, and their interaction |

Estimate | an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions |

Accuracy | refers to how close a measurement is to the true or actual value |

Reproducibility | refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other |

Significant figures | include all of the digits that have been measu |

Horizontal axis | x-axis is the graph line that runs left to right |

Vertical axis | y-axis on the graph line that runs up and down |

Origin | the point were axis cross |

Coordinate | a pair of #s to determine the position of a point on a graph |

Data point | the point showing the location of inresection |

Line of best fit | a smooth line that reflects the general pattern of the line |

Linear graph | a graph were the points yeild |

Slope | steepness of the line or graph |

Non linear graph | a line were the data points aren't straight or linear |

SI | short for international system of units |

weight | the measure of gravity pulling on an object |

mass | the amount of matter in an object |

volume | amount of space an object takes up |

meniscus | a curved figure or line |

+ length | a line on or placed on the positive numbers |

significant figures | measurement that includes all the exact digits |

precision | a measure of exactness |

motion | if the object's distance from one point to another is changing |

reference poits | a place or object used for comparison to determine if something is in motion |

distance | the length of the path between two points |

displacement | the length and direction that an object has moved from its starting point |

vector | a quantity that consists of both direction and magnitude |

speed | the distance of an object travels per unit of time |

average speed | divide the total distance traveled by the total time. |

instantaneous speed | the rate at which an object is moving at a given instant in time |

velocity | speed in given direction |

force | anything pushed pulled or moved |

newton | an english scientist Isaac Newton |

net force | combinations of all forces |

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