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VS Scientific Method

A statement that answers the Question in the Scientific Method Hypothesis
where the Independent Variable is graphed X Axis
where the Dependendent Variable is graphed Y Axis
Cause Independent Variable
Effect Dependent Variable
changed by the scientist Independent Variable
measured by the scientist Dependent Variable
"Blank will (increase/decrease) Blank" is an example Hypothesis
something that is kept the same for both the control and experimental groups Constant
does not receive the Independent Variable Control Group
receives the Independent Variable Experimental Group
untreated group Control Group
treated group Experimental Group
a treatment that is exactly like the experimental treatment EXCEPT for the active ingredient (ex. sugar pill) Placebo
a repeat of the experiment; you need 3 of these to make a valid experiment Trial
recording data or reporting results with prejudice for a certain outcome; dishonesty Bias
Steps of the Scientific Method Purpose, Research, Hypothesis, Experiment, Analyze data, Conclusion
Purpose Problem or Question: "Does ________ affect ________?"
Research Find out what is already known
Hypothesis A prediction of the outcome based on research. "____________ increases/decreases ___________."
Experiment Set up keeping everything constant except the Independent Variable. Has an Experimental group and a Control group. Must perform 3 trials to be valid.
Analyze data in a Table, Chart, or Graph
Conclusion "The hypothesis was supported/refuted by these results BECAUSE _______."
Created by: vsommerfeld