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9th ENV science

9th ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Chapter 2-section 1 OUTLINE

QuestionAnswer
Experimental "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" Scientists make most of their discoveries using the _____________ method.
Identfy, answer questions "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" This method consists of a series of steps that scientists worldwide use to _________ and _________ _____________.
hypothesis "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" A __________ is a theory or explanation that is based on obervation and that can be tested.
predictions "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" ___________ are statements made in advance that express the results that will be obtained from testing a hypothesis if the hypothesis if the hypothesis is supported.
experiments "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" ___________- are procedures that are carried out under controlled conditions to discover, demonstrate, or test a fact, theory, or general truth.
cause-and-effect "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" Experiments should be designed to pinpoint ______-- ______-- ______ relationships.
variable "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" The ______ is the factor that changes in an experiment in order to test a hypothesis.
two "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" To test for one variable, scientists usually study two groups or situations at one time, with the variable being the only difference between the ___ groups.
experimental "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" The ____________ group is the group in the experimental that is identical to the control group except for one factor and is compared with controls group.
control "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" The _________ group is the group in the experimental that serves as a standards of comparison with another group to which the control to which the control group is identical execpt for one factor.
Data "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" ______ is any pieces of information acquired through oberservation or experimentation.
graphing "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" _________ the information makes the trends presented in tables easier to see.
analyzing "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" Scientists determine the results of their experiment by __________their data and comparing the outcome of their experiments with their predictions
reliability "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" The more often an experiment with the same results, in different places and by different people, the more sure scientists become about the____________ of their conclusions
often repeat "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" Scientists_______ ________ repeat their results, sometimes in scientific article, to share what they have learned with other scientists
articles "SCIENTIFIC METHOD" Scientific__________ include the question the scientists explored, the reasons why the question is important, background information, a precise description of how the work was done, the data collected, and the scientist's interpretation of the data.
correlation CORRELATION METHOD ___________________- is the linear dependence between two vriables. between two variables
eliminate CORRELATION METHOD Scientists become more sure about their conclusions only if they find the same correlation in different places as they continue to __________ other possible explanations
CURIOSITY :Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND: THE FIRST HABIT OF MIND - _____________________________
SKEPTICISM Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND: THE SECOND HABIT OF MIND - _____________________________
OPENNESS TO NEW IDEAS Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND:THE THIRD HABIT OF MIND - _____________________________
INTELLETUAL HONESTY Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND:THE FOURTH HABIT OF MIND - _____________________________ ____________.
IMAGINATION AND CREATIVITY Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND:THE SHARE HABIT OF MIND - ________________________ __ __________________
NEW Good scientists tend to share essential KEY HABITS OF MIND:THE __THEY ARE NOT OPEN TO NEW IDEAS, BUT ABLE TO CONCEIVE ____________IDEAS THEMSELVES
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