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VARIABLE is any factor, trait, or condition that can exist in differing amounts or types.
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE variable changed or controlled
DEPENDENT VARIABLE is a variable being tested
PROBLEM something you don't understand but you can do an experiment to help you understand.
RESEARCH performing a methodical study in order to prove or disprove a hypothesis, or answer a specific question.
HYOTHESIS educated guess
EXPERIMENT steps to validate or reject a hypothesis
DATA collected in a lab experiment done under controlled conditions is
CONCLUSION summarize how your results support or contradict your original hypothesis
CONTROL summarize how your results support or contradict your original hypothesis
EXPERIMENTAL test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth
CONSTANT quantity that is unknown
CONTROLLED VARIABLE unchanged throughout the course of the investigation.
PLACEBO controlled studies are a way of testing a medical therapy
scientific method is a process for experimentation that is used to explore observations and answer questions.
magnification act or process of enlarging the physical appearance or image of something
resolution optical microscope is defined as the shortest distance between two points on a specimen
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