14 terms

The Scientific Method 1

This set is about every step of the scientific method and the order of the scientific method.
STUDY
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Independent Variable
the variable the scientist changes or the manipulated variable
Dependent Variable
the variable that is measured or the responding variable
Constant
variables that do not change during an experiment
Control Group
a standard to which results can be compared
Experimental Group
the group that is compared to the control
Observation
a remark, statement, or comment that is based on something seen, heard, or noticed
Qualitative data
data that is collected using your senses
Quantitative Data
numerical data
Science
a process of observing, studying, ad thinking about things in your world to gain knowledge
Scientific Method
the organization/steps of solving a problem
Hypothesis
an educated guess about a possible solution to a problem
Analysis
putting the data into graphs and words
Conclusion
summary of what is learned from the investigation
inference
a conclusion based on an observation