Used in an experiment to show the results of an experiment are actually a result of the conditions being tested.
A factor that can change if the independent variable is changed.
The factor that is manipulated by the experimenter.
The reference point for latitude; 0 degrees.
The reference point for longitude; 0 degrees.
An explanation based on many observations during repeated experiments that is valid only if it is consistent with observations, makes predictions that can be tested, and is the simplest explanation of observations.
Science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
Study of Earth's oceans
Science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
Study of the universe and stars
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of which is in oceans
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in which life exists, including land, water, and the atmosphere.
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their masses
Metric unit for length
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
Metric unit for mass
Metric unit for temperature
A measure of the size of a body or region in three-dimensional space
Metric unit for volume
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions.
A testable prediction, written as "if, then" statement
A factor that can change in an experiment
The area of magnetic force around the Earth, protects us from solar radiation.
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