Terms in this set (16)
The use of your 5 senses to collect information.
The last part of the experiment that explains what you did, what happened, and what you learned.
This is stated "How does (M.V.) affect the (R.V).
What you THINK is going to happen, stated as an "If....then....because...." statement.
Something that changes or varies.
Manipulated (M.V.) or Independent Variable (I.V.)
What you are deliberately changing in the experiment. "What 'I' change!"
Responding (R.V.) or Dependent Variable (D.V.)
What you are measuring in the experiment. What happens as a result of changing the (M.V. or I.V).
What stays the same-all the time-in your experiment.
What you are comparing your results against, your baseline.
Facts from the experiment. Usually presented in a table or graph form.
A complete, step-by-step list of instructions of how you intend to run the experiment.
A complete list of everything you need to run your experiment.
A review of various sources (books, encyclopedias, internet, magazine articles, etc.) to learn about your topic.
Something that can be tested or measured.
Information that describes.
Information that uses numbers.