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A highly organized, step-by-step process,of trying to understand the world around us by using evidence obtained through observation and experimentation
Information that can be taken away from or collected during an experiment
Should confirm or deny your hypothesis
Needs to be organized in graphs or tables to show the relationship
An educated guess as to why the observation occurred
Stated in an "if...then..." statement
Tries to make a connection between two different ideas or facts
Any variable that is altered as a result of the change of the independent variable
The sum of all the chemichal reactions which an organism carries out for its life processes
Any device that produces magnified images of structures that are too small to see with the unaided eye
Compound Light Microscope
Produces imagees by focusing light rays
Light passes through specimen
Can observe living or dead things
Produces images by focusing beams of electrons
1000x more powerful than a light microscope
Cannot study living things-must me placed in a vaccum and dried out
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