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Unit 1 Scientist

What is it like to be a Scientist?

computer model A computer program that models an event or an object
data individual facts, statistics, or items of information you observe
empirical evidence data collected through direct observation or experience
evidence information collected during a scientific investigation
hypothesis possible explanation for a set of observations or possible answer to a scientific question
inference An untested conclusion based on observation
investigation a procedure carried out to gather data about an object or event
model A representation of something real that is too big, too small, too far away, or has too many parts to investigate directly.
observation Information obtained by using the 5 senses.
science The study of the natural world
scientist a person who asks questions about the natural world
three dimensional model A model that has the dimensions of height as well as width and length.
two dimensional model a model that has the dimensions of length and width only.
Created by: twaltner