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Faisant Physical Science Chapter 1 Section 1

Scientific Method An organized set of steps to follow
Hypothesis A testable statement
Experiment Tests one variable against another under controlled conditions
Variable A factor that can cause a change in the results of an experiment
Dependent variable The variable that is measured
Independent variable The variable that is tested
Constant A factor that is not changed
Control A standard to which results are compared
Bias A predisposition that affects how results are perceived
Model Represents an idea, event, or object
Theory An attempt to explain something
Scientific Law Describes a natural phenomenon
Technology Applied science
Created by: jfaisant