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Unit 1 Lab Safety and Scientific Method words 29 - 44

5th grade LWE Mrs. Long
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hypothesis
a relationship that explains a series of observations (and it must be testable)
Procedure
set of specific steps that must be completed to reproduce the same result under the same conditions.
control
Part of an experiment that is not being tested and is used for comparison.
scientific method
A process used by scientists to find answers to questions or solve a problem.
data
The pieces of information collected in an investigation.
Observation
Is the recording of data using scientific instruments; and refer to any data collected during an experiment. (Can use your sense)
Waft
A lab safety procedure where you use your hand in an upward motion to gently move the air towards your nose.
Conclusion
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incorrect and what the investigation showed, based on observations and data. .
Experiment
A scientific investigation that tests a hypothesis.
Investigate
Are trials to test a hypothesis.
Trials
A repeat of a test or an observation. (3 times)
Variable
Anything that can change in an experiment.
Fire Blanket
Is a safety device designed to extinguish small fires.
Fire Extinguisher
An active fire protection device used to extinguish small fires.
Goggles
Forms of protective eyewear that enclose the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particles, water or chemicals from striking the eyes.
Hot Plate 44
Is a self-contained tabletop electric heating element that is portable.