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Unit 1 Vocab

Vocabulary of Science

Label a word or phrase indicating that what follows belongs in a particular category or classification.
Scale system or series of marks used for measuring or registering.
Plot a graphical technique for representing a data set, usually as a graph showing the relationship between two or more variables.
Interpret to give or provide the meaning of phrase or something.
Variable any factor or trait or condition that can exist in differing amounts of type
Independent variable condition or factor manipulated by a scientist during an experiment
Dependent variable experimental variable data collected trough observation and measurement .
Problem something you don’t understand but you can do an experiment to help you understand
Research is the systematic investigation of scientific, theories and hypotheses.
Hypothesis proposed explanation or answer to a specific question.
Experiment procces that tests a hypothesis by collecting information under controlled conditions.
Data observations and measurements recorded during an experiment.
Conclusion summarize how your results support or contradict your original hypothesis. Control (group) : the study does not receive treatment by the researchers and then is used as a benchmark to measure how the other tested subjects do.
Experimental is the group in a experiment that receives the variable being tested.
Constant(s) is an unchanging standard of comparison in scientific experimentation.
Controlled variables experimental element which is a constant and unchanged troughout the course of the insvetigation.
Placebo an inactive subtance or preparation use as a control in a experiment or test to determine the effectiveness ofa medicinall drug.
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