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Science

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What is an expirement? A scientific test to try out a theory to see the effect of something.
What is a fair test? An investigation in which all variables are being controlled except the one that is being tested.
What is a testable question? How scientists begin an investigation. Often written in the form of a cause-and-effect question: "What causes...? How does... affect? What would happen if?"
What is a hypothesis? A careful prediction that can be tested about how an investigation or expirement will turn out.
What is an observation? A careful way of taking note of someone or something, using 5 senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch.
What is data? Information or facts.
What is an outcome? The result of something.
What is a procedure? A way of doing something involving a numbered series of steps.
What are variables? Conditions that affect the outcome of an expirement.
What's an analysis? Making sense of data by looking for patterns and relationships to explain results.
What's a conclusion? A decision or realization based on the facts that you have.
What is the scientific method? It is a systematic way of finding out more about the world.
How do we learn in science? We observe, ask questions, propose answers, test proposed answers and share our results with others.
What is a scientific theory? It is a proposed explanation of something that happens in nature. It can be used to predict further events of the same kind. It can be tested through an experiment or observation.
What is a scientific law? A statement that describes a commonly occurring natural event.
What is scientific inquiry? It is how we study the world. We ask questions and search for answers to increase our understanding.