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8th Nature of Sci

Nature of Science

TermDefinition
accurate To provide a correct reading or measurement of something
conductor conductor
expand To make bigger or to spread out.
characteristic A unique feature of an object.
preserve To keep from spoiling or changing in form.
conserve To protect from loss or harm.
resistant Refusing to go along with a change.
compare Finding the similarities between two or more objects.
contrast Finding differences between two or more objects.
determine To decide or settle.
complex Complicated or difficult in nature and/or having many parts to make up the whole.
process A series of actions or steps.
vary To make changes in the appearance and/or characteristics of an object.
observe To take notice of something or to watch something consistently.
maintain To keep up or carry on; continue.
specific Precise or exact
absolute Not to be doubted or questioned; positive.
hypothesis An educated prediction.
ideal A goal; perfection
Independent Variable This variable is controlled by the person conducting the experiment.
Dependent Variable This variable is affected by the independent variable.
Control This is kept the same in an experiment.
Created by: tneal1