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15 terms
nature of science
variables
independent or test variable
dependent or outcome variable
constant
factors that can change in an experiment
the factor that is changed by the scientist doing the experim…
the factor that changes because of the change done to the ind…
A value that does not change
variables
factors that can change in an experiment
independent or test variable
the factor that is changed by the scientist doing the experim…
Nature of Science
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Constant Variables
Quantitative Observations
the part of the experiment that I change on purpose
the data....the measured results from the experiment
these are the parts of the experiment that you want to keep t…
observations that can be counted and expressed in numbers
Independent Variable
the part of the experiment that I change on purpose
Dependent Variable
the data....the measured results from the experiment
24 terms
Nature of Science
Science
Scientific Method
Step One of the Scientific Method
Variables
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
Approach taken to try to solve a problem.
Determine the Problem
Factors that are controlled during an experiment.
Science
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
Scientific Method
Approach taken to try to solve a problem.
14 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
14 terms
Nature of Science
science
technology
descriptive research
experimental research
a way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
the application of science to make products or tools that peo…
answers scientific questions through observation
answers scientific questions through testing a hypothesis
science
a way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
technology
the application of science to make products or tools that peo…
7 terms
Nature of Science
Observation
Hypothesis
Experiment
Conclusion
information obtained using your senses.
a testable and predictable answer to a question
a procedure to test the data using a hypothesis
the answer to the hypothesis based on the data obtained from…
Observation
information obtained using your senses.
Hypothesis
a testable and predictable answer to a question
28 terms
Nature of Science
Observe
Classify
Measure
Infer (Inference)
To gather information using your 5 senses or a scientific tool.
To organize into groups based on similar characteristics.
Using a tool to make a quantitative observation such as lengt…
An explanation for an observation you made.
Observe
To gather information using your 5 senses or a scientific tool.
Classify
To organize into groups based on similar characteristics.
12 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
25 terms
Nature of Science
Observing
Quantitative observations
Independent Variable
Scientific Theory
Using one or more of your senses to gather information
An observation that deals with a number or amount
Also known as the manipulated variable - This is the variable…
An well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations o…
Observing
Using one or more of your senses to gather information
Quantitative observations
An observation that deals with a number or amount
11 terms
Nature of Science
bias
model
hypothesis
experiment
what you expect changes how the results are viewed
represents an object, idea or event
an educated guess that can be tested
investigation that tests an experiment under controlled condi…
bias
what you expect changes how the results are viewed
model
represents an object, idea or event
39 terms
The Nature of Science
Application
Analyze
Chart
Conclusion
how the experiment relates to the real world
to evaluate in detail in order to support valid decision-making
a graphic representation taken of the dependent variable
the outcome of the experiment based on the data collected
Application
how the experiment relates to the real world
Analyze
to evaluate in detail in order to support valid decision-making
20 terms
Nature of Science
observation
qualitative observation
quantitative observation
inference
collecting information about the world using on of our 5 sens…
a quality or characteristic of a given object or event (examp…
an observation in the form of a quantity (using numbers)
making a conclusion about our observations based on prior kno…
observation
collecting information about the world using on of our 5 sens…
qualitative observation
a quality or characteristic of a given object or event (examp…
Nature of Science
conclusion
hypothesis
inferring
observing
an explanation of the results of the experiment
a possible answer to a scientific question
explaining things you observe based on what you know
using your senses or tools to gather information
conclusion
an explanation of the results of the experiment
hypothesis
a possible answer to a scientific question
21 terms
The Nature of Science
senses
observation
matter
density
sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste.
Any information collected using the senses.
This is all around you and is anything that has mass and take…
Ratio of mass to volume. The measurement of how solid somethi…
senses
sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste.
observation
Any information collected using the senses.
39 terms
The Nature of Science
Application
Analyze
Chart
Conclusion
how the experiment relates to the real world
to evaluate in detail in order to support valid decision-making
a graphic representation taken of the dependent variable
the outcome of the experiment based on the data collected
Application
how the experiment relates to the real world
Analyze
to evaluate in detail in order to support valid decision-making
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
13 terms
Nature of Science
observation
quantitative observation
qualitative observation
inference
information gathered using your senses
involves a number or amount
a description of color, shape, or other qualities
a statement made to explain your observations
observation
information gathered using your senses
quantitative observation
involves a number or amount
24 terms
Nature of Science
Science
Scientific Method
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
the study of the natural world through observation and reason…
a series of steps used to determine new information through e…
the item that is purposefully changed in an experiment to det…
the item that is recorded or measured to measure the experime…
Science
the study of the natural world through observation and reason…
Scientific Method
a series of steps used to determine new information through e…
12 terms
Nature of Science
science
pseudoscience
empirical evidence
theory
Study of the natural world
fake science
scientific evidence from observation and experimentation
An accepted explanation of something based on many observatio…
science
Study of the natural world
pseudoscience
fake science
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
18 terms
The Nature of Science
Chart
Conclusion
Control Group
Controlled Variable
a graphic representation taken of the dependent variable
the outcome of the experiment based on the data collected
the group in the investigation that remains unchanged
a factor in a scientific experiment that is kept the same
Chart
a graphic representation taken of the dependent variable
Conclusion
the outcome of the experiment based on the data collected
Nature of Science
Observation
Quantitative
Qualitative
Consistent
Using your senses or instruments that expand your senses to d…
An observation that is measurable or countable.
An observation that is descriptive, not measurable.
The results of repeated observations and/or experiments conce…
Observation
Using your senses or instruments that expand your senses to d…
Quantitative
An observation that is measurable or countable.
9 terms
Nature of Science
hypothesis
theory
scientific law
inference
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
A unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and ob…
a rule that describes a pattern in nature
A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experie…
hypothesis
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
theory
A unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and ob…
Nature of Science
Quantitative observation
Qualitative observation
Observing
Inferring
an observation made using numbers, amounts, or measurements
an observation made using a description such as how something…
Using your senses to gather information about the world aroun…
Making a guess or interpretation based on your observations
Quantitative observation
an observation made using numbers, amounts, or measurements
Qualitative observation
an observation made using a description such as how something…
16 terms
The Nature of Science
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Observation
Experiment
Process used to solve problems
Testable prediction
Data collected using your five senses
Used to test a hypothesis
Scientific Method
Process used to solve problems
Hypothesis
Testable prediction
27 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Experiment
Dependent variable
An organized set of investigation procedures
A possible explanation for a scientific problem
Tests the effect of one thing on another using controlled con…
A factor that changes as a result of changes in another varia…
Scientific Method
An organized set of investigation procedures
Hypothesis
A possible explanation for a scientific problem
15 terms
nature of science
science
observation
inference
theory
the study of the natural world
a description based on the five senses
the conclusion drawn from past knowledge and observations
an explinations of a phenomena based on scientific evidence
science
the study of the natural world
observation
a description based on the five senses
10 terms
The Nature of Science
inquiry
observe
infer
evidence
A process of learning that starts with asking questions, foll…
to collect information about something using direct or techno…
to apply logic and previous knowledge to attempt to explain o…
information and/or data collected through observation or rese…
inquiry
A process of learning that starts with asking questions, foll…
observe
to collect information about something using direct or techno…
5 terms
Nature of Science
Tentative
Observable
Natural
predictable
Science is subject to revision or correction
Scientific phenomenon must be able to be seen, smelled, touch…
Science is limited to studying the natural world and may not…
Scientific phenomenon should be able to be explained in a way…
Tentative
Science is subject to revision or correction
Observable
Scientific phenomenon must be able to be seen, smelled, touch…
10 terms
The Nature of Science
Conceptual Model
Control
Dependent Variable
Hypothesis
A model that is designed in your mind
Factor that is kept constant in an experiment so that only th…
Variable in an experiment that is measured to see how it is a…
Testable, plausible explanation for a scientific question or…
Conceptual Model
A model that is designed in your mind
Control
Factor that is kept constant in an experiment so that only th…
24 terms
Nature of Science
control group
controlled variable
dependent variable
fair test
in an experiment, a group that is kept under normal or ideal…
something that is constant and unchanged in an experiment
a factor, trait, or condition that is affected when another f…
a test or experiment in which all variables are kept the same…
control group
in an experiment, a group that is kept under normal or ideal…
controlled variable
something that is constant and unchanged in an experiment
The Nature of Science
Technology
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
The application of knowledge gained from scientific research…
study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
the study of the atmosphere, which is the air surrounding Earth
study of materials that make up Earth and the processes that…
Technology
The application of knowledge gained from scientific research…
Astronomy
study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
26 terms
Nature of Science
Science
Scientific Method
Variable
Independent Variable
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening in t…
A systematic process that involves using measurable observati…
Any factor that can be controlled, changed, or measured in an…
The one factor being tested or changed during an experiment.…
Science
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening in t…
Scientific Method
A systematic process that involves using measurable observati…
24 terms
Nature of Science
Science
Scientific Method
Step One of the Scientific Method
Variables
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
Approach taken to try to solve a problem.
Determine the Problem
Factors that are controlled during an experiment.
Science
A way or a process used to investigate what is happening arou…
Scientific Method
Approach taken to try to solve a problem.
45 terms
Nature of Science
Graduated Cylinder
Beaker
Triple Beam Balance
Erlenmeyer Flask
What is the name of this tool?
What is the name of this tool?
What is the name of this tool?
What is the name of this tool?
Graduated Cylinder
What is the name of this tool?
Beaker
What is the name of this tool?
7 terms
Nature of Science
dependent variable
experiment
hypothesis
independent variable
outcome variable; the factor that changes as a result of mani…
an organized procedure to study something under controlled co…
a testable idea or explanation that leads to scientific inves…
test variable; the factor that is deliberately manipulated in…
dependent variable
outcome variable; the factor that changes as a result of mani…
experiment
an organized procedure to study something under controlled co…
13 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
18 terms
Nature of Science
Quantitative Observation
Length
Volume
Mass
An observation that describes something but also uses numbers
Measured with a meter stick, base label is meters
How much space an object takes up. Base units can be liters o…
How much matter is in an object. The basic label for this is…
Quantitative Observation
An observation that describes something but also uses numbers
Length
Measured with a meter stick, base label is meters
16 terms
The Nature of Science
Data
Process
Evidence
Theory
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observati…
Method, procedure; series of actions or steps.
Support for an idea, opinion, or hypothesis.
An explanation inferred from multiple lines of evidence for s…
Data
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observati…
Process
Method, procedure; series of actions or steps.
24 terms
The Nature of Science
Hypothesis
Control ... Group
Sample... size
Scientific Law
A possible explanation for an observation that can be tested…
A group that is treated the same as the experimental group, e…
The number of units (persons, animals, circumstances) in the…
A rule that describes a pattern in nature.
Hypothesis
A possible explanation for an observation that can be tested…
Control ... Group
A group that is treated the same as the experimental group, e…
14 terms
Nature of Science
Observation, Observación, Obsèvasyon
Investigation, Investigación, Envestig…
Inference, Inferencia, enferans
Model, Modelo, ki gen konpòtman egzanplè
the action or process of observing something or someone caref…
a formal inquiry or systematic study:... una investigación forma…
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.…
a representation to show the construction or appearance of so…
Observation, Observación, Obsèvasyon
the action or process of observing something or someone caref…
Investigation, Investigación, Envestig…
a formal inquiry or systematic study:... una investigación forma…
The Nature of Science
qualitative
Quantitative
Science
Scientific Method
Data in the form of recorded descriptions rather than numeric…
Data that is in numbers
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
qualitative
Data in the form of recorded descriptions rather than numeric…
Quantitative
Data that is in numbers
12 terms
Nature of Science
descriptive investigation
comparative investigation
meter stick
volume
based mainly on observations, to gather observable, measureab…
a lab investigation that follows a plan to determine how chan…
used to measure length in millimeters, centimeters and meters.
Amount of space occupied by an object.
descriptive investigation
based mainly on observations, to gather observable, measureab…
comparative investigation
a lab investigation that follows a plan to determine how chan…
14 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Investigation
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Gathering information using the senses
Using controlled tests and observations to gather information.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to an investigation.
Scientific Investigation
How scientists gain knowledge about the world.
Observation
Gathering information using the senses
26 terms
Nature of Science
Scientific Method
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Qualitative Data
Process used to answer questions and solve problems.
Part of an experiment that is manipulated by the experimenter.
Part of the experiment that changes (responds) because of wha…
Data that usually can't be measured, but can be described.
Scientific Method
Process used to answer questions and solve problems.
Independent Variable
Part of an experiment that is manipulated by the experimenter.
30 terms
Nature of Science
scientific method
six common steps in scientific method
hypothesis
experiment
organized set of scientific procedures
1. state the problem... 2. gather information... 3. form a hypothes…
possible explanation for a problem based on what you know and…
organized procedure for testing a hypothesis; tests the effec…
scientific method
organized set of scientific procedures
six common steps in scientific method
1. state the problem... 2. gather information... 3. form a hypothes…
19 terms
Nature of Science
Qualitative Observation
Quantitative Observation
Length
Volume
An observation that describes color, taste, appearance, or sh…
An observation that describes something but also uses numbers
Measured with a meter stick, base label is meters
How much space an object takes up. Base units can be liters o…
Qualitative Observation
An observation that describes color, taste, appearance, or sh…
Quantitative Observation
An observation that describes something but also uses numbers
10 terms
Nature of Science
generalize
conclude
assumption
describe
make general or broad statement by inferring from specific ca…
arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, wit…
give an account in words of (someone or something), including…
generalize
make general or broad statement by inferring from specific ca…
conclude
arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
14 terms
Nature of Science
observation
classification
inferences
generalizations
using your 5 senses to find out about the world around you
putting together things that are related to each other (color…
trying to figure out *what something means based on observati…
summarizing facts that are related to each other
observation
using your 5 senses to find out about the world around you
classification
putting together things that are related to each other (color…
16 terms
Nature of Science
Observations that that are descriptive…
Observations that are measured with a…
Explaining or interpreting something t…
Forecasting what may happen in the fut…
Qualitative Observation (definition)
Quantitative Observation (definition)
Inferring (definition)
Predicting
Observations that that are descriptive…
Qualitative Observation (definition)
Observations that are measured with a…
Quantitative Observation (definition)
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