The Nature of Science
|Scientists||They are often like detectives that are trying to solve a mystery|
|Hypothesis||An educated guess|
|Scientific Method||Is to preform problem-solving procedures|
|Science||A process of observing, studying, and thinking about things in your world to gain knowledge|
|Earth Science||The study of Earth and space.|
|Variables||The different factors that can change in an experiment.|
|Independent Variable|| Variables that you change.|
example-The different brands of dishwashing liquid.
|Constants|| The variables that do not change in an experiment.|
example-the amount of dishwashing liquid used in the experiment.
|Dependent Variable|| The variable behing measured|
example-How much grease is on the towel after you clean it.
|Control|| A standard to which your result can be compared|
example-like the same # of greasy dishes.
|Technology|| The use of scientific discoveries for practical purposes.|
example-like a car, stove, and etc.
|What Is Scientific Notation?|| Identify a problem|
Test the hypotheses
Analyze the results
Draw a conclusion