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Physical Science-Chapter 1 Vocabulary Review
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
using one or more of your five senses to gather information
descriptions that do not involve numbers
descriptions that involve numbers (or measurements)
explaining or interpreting the things that you observe
forecasting what will happen in the future based on past experience.
possible answer to a science question or explanation for a set of observations.
variable that is changed
variable that changes as a result of changes in the manipulated variable
a variable that is kept the same during an experiment
an investigation in which all the variables remain the same except one
the facts, figures and other evidence gathered through observations.
sharing ideas and conclusions with others through speaking and writing
statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of circumstances
well-tested explanation for a set of observations