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to figure something out from known facts using logical evidence.
a scientific explanation supported by lots of evidence collected over a long period of time.
scientific evidence that can be seen by others if they repeat the same experiment.
learning by asking questions and seeking the answers
a possible scientific explanation that can be tested by comparison with scientific evidence
evidence that documents only what actually happened in an experiment as exactly as possible.
scientists believe the universe follows these set of "rules"
a process of learning that begins with a hypothesis and proceeds to collect evidence to confirm or disprove the hypothesis.
when you run an experiment multiple times.
the variable you are changing in an experiment.
the variable you keep the same from trial to trial in the experiment.
a step-by-step account of all that you do when conducting a particular experiment.
releasing a car on a ramp while conducting an experiment is an example of
a situation specifically set up to investigate relationships between variables.
a working model of a design that can be tested to see if it works.
the applications of science to meet human needs and solve problems.
a process used to build devices that solve technical problems.
a professional who uses scientific knowledge to create or improve technology.
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