Science Vocabulary

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Science Vocabulary
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Scientific Method Vocabulary
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  1. The sum of numbers divided by the number of numbers. Also called the mean.
    Average
  2. A line that is used to form a graph.
    Axis
  3. The last section of a report. It states the purpose, major findings, hypothesis, and a comparison of the findings from an experiment.
    Conclusion
  4. Factors that are kept the same in an experiment. They are not allowed to change.
    Constants
  5. Standard of comparison. The "no treatment" group.
    Control
  6. Bits of information gathered in an experiment.
    Data
  7. A chart to organize and display the collected information from an experiment.
    Data table
  8. The factor or variable that may change from the independent variable.
    Dependent variable
  9. To find an answer that is close to the exact answer. Your best guess.
    Estimate
  10. A test of a hypothesis
    Experiment
  11. A pictorial display of a set of data that shows information in an organized way.
    Graph
  12. The line along the bottom of a graph on which the scale for the independent variable is placed.
    Horizontal axis (x-axis)
  13. A prediction or educated guess showing the relationship between variables.
    Hypothesis
  14. What is changed on purpose.
    The Independent variable
  15. The information presented.
    Given information
  16. The information not necessary to solve the problem.
    Extraneous information
  17. The information that must be used to solve the problem.
    Necessary information
  18. The size of dimension of something.
    Measurement
  19. The number that would fall in the middle if the results were arranged in order from the smallest to the largest.
    Median
  20. An average that is the number that occurs most frequently.
    Mode

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