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14 terms
Scientific Method/ Scientific Measurement
observation
prediction
hypothesis
experiment
Information obtained through the senses.... What is seen or meas…
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
An educated guess.... A prediction that can be tested.
An investigation done in order to make a discovery or test a…
observation
Information obtained through the senses.... What is seen or meas…
prediction
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
9 terms
Scientific Method/ scientific Measurement
Scientific Method
PIHEC
1. Problem
2. Information
a logical, step by step approach used to love problems about…
A word used to help us remember the 5 steps of the scientific…
The problem you are trying to solve needs to be stated in the…
1. All of the aspects of the problem should be researched to…
Scientific Method
a logical, step by step approach used to love problems about…
PIHEC
A word used to help us remember the 5 steps of the scientific…
13 terms
Measurement and Scientific Method
kilo
hecto
deca
deci
metric prefix meaning 1000
metric prefix meaning 100
metric prefix meaning 10
metric prefix meaning 1/10 or .1
kilo
metric prefix meaning 1000
hecto
metric prefix meaning 100
19 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
grams
degrees Celsius
mL
Triple Beam Balance
The SI unit for mass
The SI unit for temperature
The SI unit for volume
What piece of lab equipment is used to measure mass?
grams
The SI unit for mass
degrees Celsius
The SI unit for temperature
13 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement Terms
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
The process that scientists use to design and perform experim…
An educated guess written in an "If..., then..." statement.
The variable in an experiment that the experimenter changes o…
The variable in an experiment that is the effect of changing…
Scientific Method
The process that scientists use to design and perform experim…
Hypothesis
An educated guess written in an "If..., then..." statement.
23 terms
Measurement & Scientific Method
mass
weight
volume
gram
the amount of matter in an object
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
the amount of space an object takes up
the metric unit (last name) for mass
mass
the amount of matter in an object
weight
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
12 terms
SCIENTIFIC METHOD & METRIC MEASUREMENT
STEP 1 OF SCIENTIFIC METHOD
STEP 2 of Scientific Method
STEP 3 of Scientific Method
STEP 4 of Scientific Method
Identify a problem or question.
Research or Obtain information.
Form or Make a HYPOTHESIS
Conduct an experiment.
STEP 1 OF SCIENTIFIC METHOD
Identify a problem or question.
STEP 2 of Scientific Method
Research or Obtain information.
23 terms
Measurement & Scientific Method
mass
weight
volume
gram
the amount of matter in an object
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
the amount of space an object takes up
the metric unit (last name) for mass
mass
the amount of matter in an object
weight
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
Scientific Method and measurement
Constant
Predict
Claim
Evidence
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
What you think will happen based on evidence
What you think happened that you can prove with evidence.
Information from an experiment or research that supports a cl…
Constant
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
Predict
What you think will happen based on evidence
Scientific Method and measurement
Constant
Predict
Claim
Evidence
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
What you think will happen based on evidence
What you think happened that you can prove with evidence.
Information from an experiment or research that supports a cl…
Constant
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
Predict
What you think will happen based on evidence
27 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
scientific method
inquiry
skepticism
Life Science
A series of steps followed to solve problems
A process of learning that starts with asking questions and p…
a doubting or questioning attitude
the study of living things
scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems
inquiry
A process of learning that starts with asking questions and p…
20 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Question
Hypothesis
Measurement
Engineering
The first step in the scientific process.
An idea or theory that is not proven but leads to further study
size, length or amount of something
the work of designing and creating products or systems by usi…
Question
The first step in the scientific process.
Hypothesis
An idea or theory that is not proven but leads to further study
25 terms
Scientific Method & Measurement Vocab
Length
Mass
Volume
Weight
the length of an object
amount of matter in the object
amount of space an object takes up
force of gravity on an object
Length
the length of an object
Mass
amount of matter in the object
14 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Observation
Inference
Measurement
Metric Conversions
Using your five senses to gather information
A scientific guess
K H Da M D C M
Where are you? Where are you going? How many steps? In which…
Observation
Using your five senses to gather information
Inference
A scientific guess
28 terms
SCIENTIFIC METHOD & MEASUREMENT
SCIENTIFIC METHOD
HYPOTHESIS
HYPOTHESIS
THEORY
OBSERVATION... HYPOTHESIS... EXPERIMENT... DATA ANALYSIS... DRAW CONCLUSI…
TESTABLE PREDICTION BASED ON OBSERVATIONS
NOT PROVEN
A WELL TESTED CONCEPT SUPPORTED BY EXPERIMENTS
SCIENTIFIC METHOD
OBSERVATION... HYPOTHESIS... EXPERIMENT... DATA ANALYSIS... DRAW CONCLUSI…
HYPOTHESIS
TESTABLE PREDICTION BASED ON OBSERVATIONS
21 terms
Scientific Method & Scientific Measures
scientific method
steps of scientific method
independent variable
dependent variable
a sysytem of approaching and problem solving using investigat…
1. state the problem ... 2. gather information... 3. form hypothesi…
variable that is changed, manipulated, or tested.
variable that responds or results from change.
scientific method
a sysytem of approaching and problem solving using investigat…
steps of scientific method
1. state the problem ... 2. gather information... 3. form hypothesi…
21 terms
Scientific Method/ Measurement/ Graphing
graduated cylinder
hypothesis
dependent variable
scientific method
used to measure volume
testable prediction
the one being measured
systematic approach to problem solving
graduated cylinder
used to measure volume
hypothesis
testable prediction
33 terms
Measurement and Scientific Method
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Procedure
Dependent Variable
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
a collection of all the techniques you will use to do an expe…
The outcome of the experiment or the factor you measure to de…
Independent Variable
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
Dependent Variable
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
23 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
theory
scientific law
constant
independent variable
A well tested explanation of a set of observations... or experim…
A statement that summarizes a pattern in nature... without tryi…
A factor in an experiment that does not change
A factor in an experiment that is changed on ... purpose to see…
theory
A well tested explanation of a set of observations... or experim…
scientific law
A statement that summarizes a pattern in nature... without tryi…
19 terms
Scientific Method & Measurement
Observation
Qualitative Observation
Quantitative Observation
Inference
Using one of the 5 senses to gather information
An observation described WITHOUT using numbers
An observation described using numbers
An explanation or interpretation of gathered evidence
Observation
Using one of the 5 senses to gather information
Qualitative Observation
An observation described WITHOUT using numbers
23 terms
Measurement & Scientific Method
mass
weight
volume
gram
the amount of matter in an object
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
the amount of space an object takes up
the metric unit (last name) for mass
mass
the amount of matter in an object
weight
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
Scientific Method and Measurement
Observation
Accuracy
Length
Dependent Variable
information gathered with senses
closeness of a measurement
measures distance
what is measured in the experiment
Observation
information gathered with senses
Accuracy
closeness of a measurement
24 terms
Scientific Method and measurement
Constant
Predict
Claim
Evidence
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
What you think will happen based on evidence
What you think happened that you can prove with evidence.
Information from an experiment or research that supports a cl…
Constant
Things that remain the same during the experiment.
Predict
What you think will happen based on evidence
22 terms
Scientific Method & Measurement
Science
Hypothesis
Constant
Dependent Variable
In Latin this word means, "to know"
An "educated guess". This is the term most people should use…
Part of an experiment that is purposely kept the same for eac…
Part of an experiment that changes based on the independent v…
Science
In Latin this word means, "to know"
Hypothesis
An "educated guess". This is the term most people should use…
Measurement/ Scientific Method/ Graphing
mass
density
weight
independent variable
the amout of matter in an object
degree of consistency measured by the quantity of mass
mass or the quantity of matter
the factor being tested... the factor that causes the changes be…
mass
the amout of matter in an object
density
degree of consistency measured by the quantity of mass
Scientific Method and Measurement
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Control
Experiment
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
In an experiment, the variable that are kept the same and use…
A research study conducted to determine the effect that one v…
Independent Variable
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
Dependent Variable
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
18 terms
Scientific Method/Measurement Review
Data
Scientific Method
Experiment
Hypothesis
the results of an experiment
the method of solving a problem
a controlled procedure designed to test a hypothesis
an educated guess or possible answer to a question
Data
the results of an experiment
Scientific Method
the method of solving a problem
25 terms
Chapter 1 (Scientific Method and Measurement)
temperature
mass
density
volume
how hot or cold something is, usually measured in Celsius or…
the amount of matter in an object
the amount of matter in a given volume, mass/volume
the amount of space that something occupies
temperature
how hot or cold something is, usually measured in Celsius or…
mass
the amount of matter in an object
24 terms
Scientific Method & Measurement
Experiment
Independent Variables
Dependent Variables
Controlled Variables
A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
The experimental factors that are manipulated--the variable w…
The experimental factors that are observed or measured
Those things that are kept the same
Experiment
A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
Independent Variables
The experimental factors that are manipulated--the variable w…
27 terms
Scientific Method & Measurement
Kilo (King)
Hecto (Henry)
Deka (Doesn't)
Unit (Usually)
1000
100
10
1
Kilo (King)
1000
Hecto (Henry)
100
22 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
science
scientific method
observation
hypothesis
the process of investigation and exploration of natural event…
step-by-step process used to answer questions and understand…
using one or more of your senses to gather information and ta…
a possible explanation about an observation that can be teste…
science
the process of investigation and exploration of natural event…
scientific method
step-by-step process used to answer questions and understand…
Scientific Method and Measurement
science
scientific method
hypothesis
observations
the knowledge obtained by observing natural events and condit…
a series of steps followed to solve problems
an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or…
the process of obtaining information by using the senses
science
the knowledge obtained by observing natural events and condit…
scientific method
a series of steps followed to solve problems
14 terms
Scientific Method Measurement
dependent variable
independent variable
kilo
hecto
variable that changes on its own; results of an experiment
the one variable you change on purpose
1000
100
dependent variable
variable that changes on its own; results of an experiment
independent variable
the one variable you change on purpose
13 terms
Scientific method and measurement
Qualitative
Quantitative
Dependent variable
Dependent variable
Describes something using your senses with NO numerical values
Capable of being measured. A measurement
What changes because of what is being tested
Always on the y axis (up & down on the left side)
Qualitative
Describes something using your senses with NO numerical values
Quantitative
Capable of being measured. A measurement
23 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Decide on a research question
Conduct research
Develop your hypothesis
Make a plan
Base this on something you observe and are able to test
Gather information on your topic
Predict an answer to your research question
Write your procedure
Decide on a research question
Base this on something you observe and are able to test
Conduct research
Gather information on your topic
10 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement Vocabulary
Scientific Question
Hypothesis
Experiment
Procedure
A question that can be tested using an experiment
An educated guess or prediction (what you think will happen i…
The test you will use to answer your question
Numbered, step-by-step instructions in an experiment
Scientific Question
A question that can be tested using an experiment
Hypothesis
An educated guess or prediction (what you think will happen i…
22 terms
metric measurement and scientific method
density
volume
mass
length
the amount of mass per unit of volume; the "compactness" of a…
the amount of space something occupies
the amount of matter something is made of
the distance from one end to the other
density
the amount of mass per unit of volume; the "compactness" of a…
volume
the amount of space something occupies
Measurement and Scientific Method
Mean
Median
Mode
Range
The average of the numbers, a calculated "central" value of a…
To find the Median, place the numbers you are given in value…
The number which appears most often in a set of numbers. Exam…
The range of a set of data is the difference between the high…
Mean
The average of the numbers, a calculated "central" value of a…
Median
To find the Median, place the numbers you are given in value…
27 terms
Measurements/Scientific Method
What SI unit measures mass?
What SI unit measures weight?
What SI unit measures length?
What SI unit measures area?
Gram (g)
Newton (N)
Meter (m)
Meters squared
What SI unit measures mass?
Gram (g)
What SI unit measures weight?
Newton (N)
8 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Controlled Variables
Hypothesis
What you will change as you do the investigation. This is the…
What you will measure as you do the investigation. This varia…
All those things that must be kept the same during the invest…
This is a statement that predicts the effect of one variable…
Independent Variable
What you will change as you do the investigation. This is the…
Dependent Variable
What you will measure as you do the investigation. This varia…
14 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Objective
Research
Hypothesis
Experiment
Identify the problem/question. Step 1
Collect background information. Step 2
Educated guess about the possible solution. If.. then.. state…
Testing the hypothesis using an organized process. Step 4
Objective
Identify the problem/question. Step 1
Research
Collect background information. Step 2
39 terms
Biology- Scientific Method and Measurement
Observation
Hypothesis
Experiments
Controls
Facts gathered with our 5 senses
What we think will solve our problem with little data to supp…
Carried out to collect data and see if the hypothesis is corr…
standards for comparison in an experiment.
Observation
Facts gathered with our 5 senses
Hypothesis
What we think will solve our problem with little data to supp…
Scientific Method, Graphing, and Measurement
scientific method
steps of the scientific method
hypothesis
qualitative observation
A systematic way to solve a problem.
1. Problem, 2. Research, 3. Hypothesis, 4. Experiment, 5. Rec…
A prediction or educated guess that can be tested
An observation that describes and does not invovle any numbers
scientific method
A systematic way to solve a problem.
steps of the scientific method
1. Problem, 2. Research, 3. Hypothesis, 4. Experiment, 5. Rec…
17 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
Experiment
Measurement
Hypothesis
Scientific Method
A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
The process of using dimensions, quantity, or capacity by com…
A testable prediction
A logical procedure for gathering information about the natur…
Experiment
A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
Measurement
The process of using dimensions, quantity, or capacity by com…
10 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
mass
gram
volume
liter
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
Basic unit for mass in the metric system
The amount of space an object takes up
Basic unit of volume in the metric system
mass
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
gram
Basic unit for mass in the metric system
Measurement and The Scientific Method
Metric System
Mass
Volume
Meniscus
a standard of measurement that allows scientist to share data…
Measurement of the amount of matter an object contains.
The amount of cubic units of space an object takes up.
The bottom curve of the top surface water in a graduated cyli…
Metric System
a standard of measurement that allows scientist to share data…
Mass
Measurement of the amount of matter an object contains.
Scientific Method and Measurement
Mass
Volume
Independent variable
Dependent Variable
the amount of matter in an object.
the amount of space an object takes up.
the variable in an experiment a scientist purposely changes.
the variable in an experiment that the scientist measures
Mass
the amount of matter in an object.
Volume
the amount of space an object takes up.
Metric Measurement and the Scientific Method
Metric system
Customary system of measurement
gram
meter
a system of measurement based on the number 10
the measurement system often used in the United States
unit for meeasuring mass in the metric system
unit for measuring length in the metric system
Metric system
a system of measurement based on the number 10
Customary system of measurement
the measurement system often used in the United States
17 terms
Scientific Method and Measurement
experiment
measurement
hypothesis
scientific method
test hypothesis or make a discovery
size, length or amount of something
educated guess
steps -- ask question, research, hypothesis, method, data, ob…
experiment
test hypothesis or make a discovery
measurement
size, length or amount of something
23 terms
scientific method and measurement
1. ask a question... 2. gather informatio…
data
weight (1) and spring scale (2)
volume of liquid (1) and graduated cyl…
name the scientific method steps
information gathered by observation or experimentation that c…
_(1) form of measurement is used to measure the force of grav…
_(1) measures the volume a certain amount of liquid takes up…
1. ask a question... 2. gather informatio…
name the scientific method steps
data
information gathered by observation or experimentation that c…
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