Sarah's Science Vocabulary
Terms in this set (15)
Knowledge about the world and universe that comes from observations and experiments.
Any information we gather by using our five senses. (eyes, ears, touch, taste, smell)
An observation that involves measurements or numbers.
An observation that does not involve numbers. (colors, smells, texture, hear)
Telling about something in advance. (educated guess)
Characteristics that distinguish one material from another.
A statement that attempts to explain or make sense of your observation.
A picture or a representation of a real object.
A factor that can affect the outcome of an experiment. The "stuff" that you need.
What you change in the experiment. The one variable that is different.
The result from the change you made. (What you can measure)
An experiment in which all the variables are the same except for one. It is a fair experiment.
A prediction that links cause and effect and it can be tested by an experiment.
States that hypothesis was correct or incorrect, explains the data that was collected during the experiment.
The use of scientific knowledge to solve problems and to make new inventions.