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Nature of Science

Objective one in Science

tool used to measure the mass in an object balance
tool used to determine direction (north, south, east, or west) compass
a judgment or decision supported by facts conclusion
a feature that does not change in an experiment control
informaion collected during an experiment data
a type of evidence that can prove an idea by itself direct evidence
the scientific trials conducted to test the hypothesis experiment
a tool used to measure the volume of liquids graduated cylinder
the ways in which data are recorded for a scientific experiment or investigation graphs, tables, maps, and charts
magnifying glass used to view objects up close hand lens
a danger in the science lab that should be reported to the teacher hazard
a predicted answer to a scientific question hypothesis
type of evidence that usually needs to be supported by one or more other pieces of evidence indirect evidence
the system used to measured in the scientific laboratory metric system
a tool used to observe very small objects microscope
a representation of something model
gathering information using the senses observation
steps taken by students to be safe in the science lab precaution
a collection of steps used to explore questions and investigate the natural world scientific method
a tool used for timing the trials in a scientific experiment stopwatch
a magnification tool used for viewing the planets, stars, and other objects in outer space telescope
able to be observed and measured testable
an explanation of why something happens in nature theory
a single, completed investigation trial
the characteristic that is tested-and changes-during an experiment variable
the amount of space that matter takes up; measured by a graduated cylinder volume
Created by: ammorrow