Science Terms 21-40

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Science Terms 21-40
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2011-12-08 13:25:27
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  1. toxic
    refers to a substance that is poisonous
  2. flammable
    a chemical property that states that the substance can be burned
  3. corrosive
    a chemical property that refers to how easily it wears away something
  4. explosive
    chemical property that refers to a substance's potential to explode
  5. radioactive
    matter that releases nuclear energy
  6. SI system
    international system og measurments, used worldwide based on the metric system
  7. meter
    SI system uinit for measuring length
  8. liter
    SI system unit for measuring the volume of a liquid
  9. kilogram
    SI system unit for measuring the volume of a liquid
  10. Fahrenheit
    temperature scale used in our standard system of measurment here in the US
  11. Celsius
    the temperature scale used in the SI system
  12. experimental procedure
    step-by-step instructions of how to test your hypothesis
  13. inverse relationship
    an increase in 1 factor directly results in a decline in another factor; ex. increase in altitude/decrease in temperature
  14. direct relationship
    an increase in 1 factor directly results in the increase of another ex. increase in depth of the ocean/increase in water pressure
  15. quantitative data
    • any measurable observations that can be recorded during an experiment
    • Ex: time, temperature, etc
  16. qualitative data
    • the observations taken during an experiment that are not measurable
    • Ex: feeling of a person
  17. extrapolation
    an estimation made based on known information, usually involves information on a graph
  18. interpolation
    information determined from what has been provided, usually involves information on a graph
  19. contradicts
    this occurs when facts have been learned that go against or disprove previous thinking
  20. relevant
    facts and information that directly relate to what is being researched

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