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Nature of Science

TermDefinition
controlled variable the other variables in an experiment that are kept the same to be sure that you are only testing one thing
empirical evidence evidence from scientists' observations or their data from their experiments and measurements that help them test, support and evaluate whether things are accurate.
hypothesis an idea that can be tested through an experiment in science to see if it hold true
Law (scientific law) a statement of something that always happens in science that has been tested to hold true
model (scientific model) a replica (either physically or mentally) of the real thing
outcome variable (dependent variable) the change that happens in an experiment by using the independent variable
repetition doing the same experiment more than once
replication when another scientist repeats the same experiment someone else did to see if it's reliable
test variable (independent variable) the variable that you change in order to test something
theory (scientific theory) an explanation of why something occurs or how it occurs in science that has been tested and holds true
control group the group you compare your results with that you do not change
experiment a controlled test designed to see if your hypothesis is correct
variable anything in an experiment that you can change or control
observations gathering information using your senses
Created by: spierslori
 

 



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