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Scientific Method Vocabulary
Terms in this set (19)
A one sentence answer to the question you investigated.
Data that supports your claim.
Explains how the evidence supports your claim.
A method of research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from the data, and the hypothesis is empirically tested.
An idea or explanation made on the basis of limited evidence that you then test through study and experimentation.
A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on facts that have been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experimentation.
A link between something you already know and an observation.
Something one has seen, heard, or noticed.
The factor a scientist changes during an experiment.
Factors a scientist measures during an experiment.
Factors that should remain constant during an experiment.
A procedure carried out in order to test a hypothesis.
A scientific explanation; a statement about the results of an investigation.
To carefully study or interpret.
Information from an experiment.
Includes: claims, evidence, and reasoning.
Information gathered from the senses that cannot be represented as a number.