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Scientific Method

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What are the steps of the scientific method? The steps of scientific method are: state the question, collect information, form a hypothesis, test the hypothesis, observe, record, and analyze data, and draw conclusions.
What is the independent variable? The independent variable is the one factor or condition that’s intentionally changed by the experimenter.
What is the dependent variable? The dependent variable is the factor or condition that may be affected as a result of changing the independent variable. It’s also what you measure or observe to obtain your results.
What is a qualitative and quantitative observation? A qualitative observation is an observation that use non-numerical descriptions. A quantitative observation is an observation that involves a number in the form of a amount or measurement.
What is an observation? An observation is information obtained through senses.
What is a hypothesis? A hypothesis is a special prediction that’s a possible explanation for a set of observations or an answer to a scientific question. An inference is a logical explanation that helps us make sense of what we observe.
What are variables? Variables are all the factors that can change in an experiment, possibly affecting the results.
What is data? Data are facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.
What is a conclusion? A conclusion is a summary of what you have learned from the experiment.
What is an inference? An inference is a logical explanation that helps us make sense of what we observe.
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