Unit 1 Lab Safety and Scientific Method words 29 - 44

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5th grade LWE Mrs. Long

hypothesis

a relationship that explains a series of observations (and it must be testable)

Procedure

set of specific steps that must be completed to reproduce the same result under the same conditions.

control

Part of an experiment that is not being tested and is used for comparison.

scientific method

A process used by scientists to find answers to questions or solve a problem.

data

The pieces of information collected in an investigation.

Observation

Is the recording of data using scientific instruments; and refer to any data collected during an experiment. (Can use your sense)

Waft

A lab safety procedure where you use your hand in an upward motion to gently move the air towards your nose.

Conclusion

A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incorrect and what the investigation showed, based on observations and data. .

Experiment

A scientific investigation that tests a hypothesis.

Investigate

Are trials to test a hypothesis.

Trials

A repeat of a test or an observation. (3 times)

Variable

Anything that can change in an experiment.

Fire Blanket

Is a safety device designed to extinguish small fires.

Fire Extinguisher

An active fire protection device used to extinguish small fires.

Goggles

Forms of protective eyewear that enclose the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particles, water or chemicals from striking the eyes.

Hot Plate 44

Is a self-contained tabletop electric heating element that is portable.

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