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a graph in which bars are used to represent data. A bar graph is usually used to compare different objects
a variable that remains the same throughout all tested experiments
a group or individual test subject in an experiment that is not exposed to the independent variable
what is being measured or counted in the experiment as a result of changing the independent variable
a prediction of what will happen in an experiment including mention of the dependent and independent variables
the variable that is manipulated or changed in order to see if there is an effect on another variable
a graph using points connected by line segments. A line graph is usually used to show how something changes over time
a relationship between two variables. As one variable increases, the other variable tends to decrease
the amount of matter in an object
a reproduction of a system that cannot easily be viewed, tested, or used in its normal state, for example, cell model in biology or architectural designs
a graph in which parts of a whole are represented as "slices" of a pie. A pie chart usually shows percentage or fraction data. Also called "circle graphs."
a relationship between two variables. As one variable increases, the other variable also tends to increase
the amount represented by each unit on an axis
a graph of two;variable data. Used to show relationships between two variables
series of steps that help to investigate a question.
a tested, scientifically supported idea that explains how a phenomenon happens (compared with a law which is a tested, scientifically supported idea that explains that a phenomenon happens)
a factor that can be changed in an experiment
the amount of space that a substance or object occupies, or that is enclosed within a container
an observation that is measurable such as amount, height, length, weight etc.
an observation that deals with characteristics that cannot be expressed in numbers.
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