a mass hanging from a fixed point that is free to swing to and fro
any motion or activity that repeats itself
anything you can change in an experiment that might affect the outcome.
the basic procedure used in a controlled experiment, before changing any variables
an experiment in which one, and only one, variable is changed in order to see if it changes the outcome.
a graph that shows the outcome of a series of experiments when a variable is changed by steps
the maximum volume of fluid a container can hold
a set of objects that are related in some way and can be isolated for study
what is known before the experiment started. This information goes on the x-axis.
what you find out after conducting the experiment. This information goes on the y-axis.