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1.2.1 Lesson: Experimentation and Scientific Method
Terms in this set (12)
In the experiment it is the reason why you want to do it, the question you want answered
Where you look for background information on the topic you want to experiment with
Is an educated guess, or prediction based ON RESEARCH
Is the one the scientist changes. It is also it is also known as the manipulated variable.
The results of the action of the variable that was changed. It is the factor that can change when the independent variable is changed. It is also known as the responding variable
All the things that are kept the same in the experiment. All the factors stay the same.
all the statistical information collected during an experiment. This includes all the charts, graphs, and pictures generated
is the way scientists use to solve a problem or answer a question
are what you see happening in the experiments.
a well substantiated, highly tested, widely accepted, group of evidence
a well substantiated, highly tested, group of evidence that does not appear to have any exceptions at the time it is written. Is true in all circumstances
a scientific theory must be able to be subjected to experiment and observation in order to be proven true. It can be proven false as well
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