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Scientific Method 17

Scientific Method 16-17

a judgement statement that states whether your experimental data proves your hypothesis correct or incorrect. Conclusion
a variable that is not allowed to change in the investigation Constant
numerical information collected during the experiment, usually shown in the form of tables and graphs Data
variable that changes because it responds to the independent variable. (The variable that is being measured). Dependent variable
an organized procedure to study something under controlled conditions, or the part of the method where the hypothesis is tested. Experiment
a prediction that explains a possible reason for an observation; based on evidence and background information (if-then-because) Hypothesis
variable that is changed on purpose, this is manipulated by the scientist (The variable that is being tested). Independent variable
detailed list of all the items that you will need in an experiment. Materials
description of anything seen, heard, tasted, smelled or felt during the experiment. Observation
a question that begins the scientific investigation. Problem
sequence of steps that are followed to complete an experiment. Procedure
observation that deals with characteristics that cannot be expressed in numbers. Qualitative Observation
observation that deals with a number or amount. Quantitative Observation
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world. Science
a planned approach to solving problems Scientific Method
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