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what is a hypothesis? it is a possible explanation for a set of observations or a possible answer to a scientific question.
what is An experiment? it is which only one variable is changed at a time is called a controlled experiment.
what is an Test tube? a cylindrical tube, usually smaller than a beaker, that is open at one end and closed at the other.
whats a Graduated cylinder? a beaker marked in intervals that is used to measure volume
whats the factor that may change in response to the manipulated variable? It is called the responding variable
what are the Steps of the Scientific Method? 1. Problem 2. Research 3. Hypothesis 4. Collect data 5. Analyze data 6. Conclude
whats an Independent variable? the one variable you change in the experiment
whats a Dependent Variable? the variable you expect to change after you do the experiment
whats an Hypothesis? a possible answer to a question based on gathered information
what is data? information collected from observation and experiment
what is Constants? all the variables that do not change in the experiment
what is a Control? the part of an experiment that serves as a standard to which variables are compared
what is a Triple Beam Balance? triple beam balance is used to measure the mass of solid objects in grams
whats a Graduated Cylinder? graduated cylinder is used to measure the volume of liquids in milliliters (mL). It is read by looking at the very bottom of the curve of liquid in the cylinder.
whats a ruler? A ruler is used to measure the length of objects.
whats an Spring Scale? A spring scale is used to measure the weight, or gravitational force, of an object.
whats an Compass? A compass is a tool that detects magnetic fields.
whats an Stopwatch? A stopwatch is used to measure time in seconds and minutes.
whats an Telescope? A telescope is used to view objects, such as planets and moons, that are very far away.
whats an Thermometer? thermometer is used to measure temperature in either degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit
what are Inferences? they are predictions that are made by studying the observations.
how do you form a hypothesis? by taking nature and forming it into a question.
how do you test a hypothesis? they do it by designing experiments
how do you collect data? you do it by using resources to do data on.
how do you Interpret data? by using charts from experiments and interpreting the data.
How do you Communicate Results? they draw conclusions about their hypothesis.
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