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PS Ch1.2

TermDefinition
Scientific Inquiry A process that includes the various ways that scientists find out about the natural world and try to explain what they observed.
Hypothesis A possible answer to a question that can be tested
Parameter Factors that can be meaured
Manipulated Variable Variable that you can change
Responding Variable The variable that changes in response to the manipulated variable
Controlled Experiment An experiment where only one variable is controlled at a time
Data Facts,figures,and other information gathered from experience
Qualitative
Quantitative
Communicating When you share your results so others can repeat and check results
Model A picture,diagram,or computer image that shows an object or process
Scientific Theory A single explanation that connects a large set of related observations or results from experiments
Scientific Law A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set
Created by: alondraharo