Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Biology 1.3

scientific method science is characterized by an organized approach, to learn how the natural world works
observation the act of perceiving a natural occurrence that causes someone to pose a question
hypothesis is a proposed explanation or the ay a particular aspect of the natural work functions
prediction a statement that forecasts what would happen in a test situation if the hypothesis has been concluded, the data analyzed and used to draw conclusions
experiment used to test a hypothesis and its predictions
control group provides a normal standard against which the biologist can compare results of the experimental group
experimental group identical to the control group except for one factor, the independent variable
independent variable the one thing changed in an experiment
dependent variable this is the outcome of the independent variable, or what is affected by the independent variable
theory when a set of related hypotheses is confirmed to be true many times, and it can be explained with a great amount of data
peer review scientists who are experts in a field anonymously read and critique that research paper
Created by: tuchfarberk19