science unit test 1

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science unit test 1
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  1. a measurement tool used to measure volume, usually in milliliters (ml)
    graduaded cylinder
  2. the amount of space an object takes up
    volume
  3. the lowest point of the curve of a measured liquid
    meniscus
  4. gaining knowlege through observation and experimentation
    empiricism
  5. a description formed by using your 5 senses
    qualitative observation
  6. a description formed by measurement tools
    quantitative observation
  7. expainations we use to describe events we experience
    inference
  8. a variable that has not changed
    control
  9. something that changes
    variable
  10. a factor or condition that is intentionally changed by a scientist in an experiment
    independent variable
  11. a factor or condition that might be unintentionally changed or affected in an experiment
    dependent variable
  12. an educated guess
    hypothesis
  13. a tool designed to assist in the classification of organizisms
    dichotomous key
  14. what is the first step in the scientific method?
    identify the problem
  15. identify the problem...what comes next?
    research the problem
  16. research the problem...what comes next?
    develop a hypothesis
  17. develop a hypothesis...what comes next?
    design your experiment
  18. design your experiment...what comes next?
    analyze your results
  19. analyze your results...what comes next?
    state the conclusion
  20. volume is measured with a ___a___ in _b_.
    • a= graduated cylinder
    • b= ml
  21. length is meaured with a __a__ in _b_.
    • a=ruler
    • b=cm or mm

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