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They are often like detectives that are trying to solve a mystery


An educated guess

Scientific Method

Is to preform problem-solving procedures


A process of observing, studying, and thinking about things in your world to gain knowledge

Earth Science

The study of Earth and space.


The different factors that can change in an experiment.

Independent Variable

Variables that you change.
example-The different brands of dishwashing liquid.


The variables that do not change in an experiment.
example-the amount of dishwashing liquid used in the experiment.

Dependent Variable

The variable behing measured
example-How much grease is on the towel after you clean it.


A standard to which your result can be compared
example-like the same # of greasy dishes.


The use of scientific discoveries for practical purposes.
example-like a car, stove, and etc.

What Is Scientific Notation?

Identify a problem
Gather information
Make hypotheses
Test the hypotheses
Analyze the results
Draw a conclusion

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