Science - Scientific Method/Measures in Science
Terms in this set (45)
A study about the universe
The way to find reliable answers
An educated guess. If-then format
Manipulated variable, What changes
Responding variable, What happens after the change
A group that is not being tested on
The factors that do not change
Information obtained through the senses.
A summary based on evidence or facts
A clear statement of a problem, defines cause and effect
A procedure that tests if a hypothesis is true or false.
Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
The quality of the data
How much data you have
International System in Units, Measurements that evaluate results to determine whether a project is meeting its goals
basic units in metric system
Meter, liter, grams, celsius
Step 1 Scientific Method
Step 2 Scientific Method
Step 3 Scientific Method
Step 4 Scientific Method
Step 5 Scientific Method
Step 6 Scientific Method
A hypothesis must always be...
How should your written hypothesis be structured?
What is the difference between a manipulated and responding variable?
A manipulated variable is the thing you change or add. A responding variable is what happens when you change the manipulated variable
Why is it important to perform multiple trials?
To make sure the data is correct
What would you use quantitative data for?
Finding how many of something
What would you use qualitative data for?
Finding the quality of something
What are some ways to communicate results?
Voice, text, call, sign language, video
The cause is the
The effect is the
on a graph the y axis is
on a graph the x axis is
Distance between two points
A measure of the size of a body or region in three-dimensional space
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
A measure of how hot or cold something is
What is the basic unit of measurement for length?
Kilometer, meter, decimeter, centimeter, and millimeter
What is the basic unit of measurement for volume?
What is the basic unit of measurement for mass?
What is the basic unit of measurement for temperature?
abbreviation for meter
abbreviation for grams
abbreviation for liter
abbreviation for celsius