## 01_Scientific Method and The Nature of Science

##### Created by:

andrewbaca  on September 29, 2011

##### Subjects:
Log in to favorite or report as inappropriate.
Pop out
No Messages

You must log in to discuss this set.

# 01_Scientific Method and The Nature of Science

 The Eight Steps of the Scientific Method. (O, A, H, D, C, G, C, P)Observation, Ask a question, Hypothesis, Design the experiment, Collect data, Graph, Conclusion, Publish
1/38
Preview our new flashcards mode!

Order by

#### Definitions

The Eight Steps of the Scientific Method. (O, A, H, D, C, G, C, P) Observation,
Hypothesis,
Design the experiment,
Collect data,
Graph,
Conclusion,
Publish
What phrase helps you remember the eight steps of the Scientific Method? On A Hot Day Come Get Cold Punch
Which variable is usually on the x-axis? Independent variable
Which variable is usually on the Y- axis? Dependent Variable
This is the variable that the scientist is changing or manipulating. Independent Variable
This is the variable the the scientists monitors, watches or OBSERVES for change. Dependent Variable
Science does not try to prove something is "right" but instead tries to find the __________ _____________ to a natural phenomenon. best explanation
What are our five senses? Smell, taste, touch, sight, hear
What is the name of the type magazine that scientists send their work to be published in? A Peer Reviewed Journal
What number does the prefix Kilo represent? One Thousand
How many millimeters are in one centimeter? 10
How many milligrams are in one centigram? 10
What basic unit do scientists use to measure LENGTH? The Meter
What basic unit do scientists use to measure Volume? The Liter
What basic unit do scientists use to measure mass? grams
How many grams is 50 cg? 0.50g or 1/2 g
What is a triple beam balance is used to measure? mass
How many mL is 15 cubic centimeters? 15ml = 15 cc
The amount of liquid pushed out of the way by a submerged object The displacement
How do you determine the volume of a cube? Length X Width X Height
What tool do we use to measure liquid volume in lab? Graduated Cylinder
What part of the meniscus do you use to measure using a graduated cylinder The bottom
When other scientists can follow an experiments design and come up with similar results, they say the experiment is _______________ reproducible
This is the measure of the amount of matter in an object mass
This is the measure of the amount of space an object takes up volume
The measure of amount of mass in an object divided by the volume of the object density
Hot air rises because hot air is less ________ than colder air. dense
Increasing how many times you do an experiment or increasing the number of test subjects is increasing the __________ ____________ which can make your data more accurate. sample size
The four parts of a conclusion. 1) Restate your hypothesis
2) Discuss the data
3) Explain how the data supports or refutes your hypothesis
4) Discuss possible errors and suggest improvements to the experiment
This is population in a study that does NOT have anything done to it. The Control Group.
This is the group in an experiment that has something done to it. The Test Group.
Why do we have a "Standard" of measurement? We agree on a standard measure of length like the meter so that everyone understands each other.
What does "SI" stand for? Système international d'unités or International System of Units
How many centimeters are in a meter? 100
How many meters are in a dekameter? 10
How many meters in a decimeter? 1/10 or 0.10
500 meters is how many Kilometers 1/2km or 0.5 km
1.75 liters = how many cL? 175 cL

### First Time Here?

Welcome to Quizlet, a fun, free place to study. Try these flashcards, find others to study, or make your own.

### Set Champions

##### Scatter Champion

17.3 secs by RedEddie78

##### Space Race Champion

250 points by Chelsea167