5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts.
- b evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments)
- c is used to represent things we cannot directly study.
- d a standard to compare with the results in an experiment.
- e something that can affect how the results of an experiment are viewed
5 Multiple choice questions
- to repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study
- The number of subjects used in an experiment or study. Generally, the larger the better.
- this variable data is plotted on the horizontal (x) axis of a graph
- changes as a result of the changes in the Independent Variable.
- understanding basic scientific terms and principles
5 True/False questions
Graph → visual display of information or data
Observation → a possible explanation for what you observe (that you might assume is true)
Manipulated variable → alternative term for independent variable
Dependent → this variable data is plotted on the vertical (y) axis of a graph
Scientific Law → the steps scientists use to create explanations based on the evidence they gather