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8th grade science vocabulary


is a reasonable and educated possible answer based on what you know and what you observe

Dependent Variable

changes as a result of a change in the independent variable

Independent Variable

the variable that is changed in an experiment


factors that can ba changed in an experiment


the variables that are not changed in an experiment


the amount of space an object occupies


the amount of matter in an object


the SI unit for mass

SI System of Measurement

the International System of Units, related by multiples of ten, designed to provide a worldwide standard of physical measurement for science, industry, and commerce


using your knowledge of the size of something familiar to estimate the size of a new object


the SI unit of length


a way to describe the world with numbers


the SI unit for temperature


a measurement of liquid volume


the measurement of force that depends on gravity

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