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Intro to Science

Intro terms

TermDefinition
Observation Whatever your senses tell you
Inference Educated guess
Qualitative Using a label or category to describe something
Quantitative A count or measurement
Bias Anything that distorts your perception
Assumption Anything you accept as true without questioning
Pseudoscience Imitation science without real evidence
Science A process of investigation
Model Anything used to represent something else
Variable Anything that can change and affect results
Scientific Law A statement that describes what will happen under certain conditions
Scientific Theory An attempt to explain the evidence
Independent Variable The variable that is chosen to manipulate
Dependent Variable The variable that is measured to see if it responds to changes in the independent variable
Created by: McComb PS