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using one or more of your senses to gather information
An observation that deals with a number or amount
an observation made using your five senses. It also uses NO numbers.
Explaining or interpreting things you observe
Making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence
The process of grouping together items that are alike in some way.
A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question; must be testable
A factor that can change in an experiment
An experiment in which only one variable is manipulated at a time.
The one factor that a scientist changes during an experiment; also called independent variable.
The one factor that a scientist changes during an experiment; also called manipulated variable
factor in an experiment that a scientist wants to observe, which may change in response to the independent variable; also called responding variable
Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Something you keep the same in an experiment
factor in an experiment that a scientist wants to observe, which may change in response to the manipulated variable; also known as a dependent variable
a statement that answers the original question. First part of C-E-R. It should restate & answer the question as a sentence.
the answer to your question; a summary of what you have learned from an experiment
The process of creating representations of complex objects or processes.
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