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scientific terms

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OBSERVATION
the process of obtaining information by using the senses
QUANTITATIVE
data that is measurable; obervations based on numbers
QUALITATIVE
type of data that is categorized by entries such as the labels (color, names, etc.)
DIRECT OBSERVATIONS
information that is obtained by using one's senses (seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching)
INDIRECT OBSERVATIONS
information that's obtained by observations of others -- such as reports
HYPOTHESIS
a possible theory or conclusion that explains something or guesses about something
EVIDENCE
something that proves or disproves something