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Process Skills (2)

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beaker
container for stirring, mixing and heating liquids
fire extinguisher
puts out fires.
first aid kit
basic medical supplies
goggles
eye protection
graduated cylinder
used to measure volume.
hand lens
magnifies objects
apron
worn to protect your clothes
meter stick
used to measure distance and the length
microscope
makes very small objects look bigger so that more detail can be seen
stopwatch
used to measure time
thermometer
used to measure temperature
triple beam balance
used to measure mass
gloves
covering for hands
eye dropper
adds small amounts of liquid for exact measurements
eyewash/face station
flushes eyes to clear out dangerous objects
emergency shower
rinses chemicals off of clothing/body; puts out fire
fire blanket
used to smother a fire
hot plate
used to heat glassware or its contents
dependent variable
depends on the independent variable / the results
hypothesis
testable prediction
volume
the space inside of an object (mL)
mass
the amount of matter an object contains (g)
control
Variable that does NOT change
independent variable
the variable that is changed
gram
unit of measurement of mass
mL
basic unit of measurement of liquid volume
variable
factors that are studied in an experiment
scientific method
a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions

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