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A series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions.
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whose effect is being studied.
The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response to manipulations of the independent variable.
In an experiment, the standard that is used for comparison
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A testable prediction (answer to the problem)
an investigation with variables that establishes cause and effect relationships
Record what happened during the experiment
Review the data and check to see if your hypothesis was correct.
Information obtained through the senses.
A conclusion one can draw from the presented details.
The things that stay the same in each group in the experiment.
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.
The step-by-step process used by the researcher to carry out the study
observing or studying the natural world without interference