Science terms 1

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Science terms 1
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2012-10-10 15:53:07
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  1. the one thing being tested in an experiement-the thing different between control group and experimental group
    independent varible
  2. this is what is being measured in your experiment
    dependent varible
  3. also known as controlled variables
    constants
  4. this is the part of the experiment that is done to have something to compare to
    control group
  5. always stated as a question-what you want to find an answer to
    problem
  6. educated guess-stated if/then statement
    hypothesis
  7. obsservations made during an experiement-recorded on a table
    data
  8. the part of the experiement actually testing the independent varible
    experimental group
  9. the explanation of whether you hypothesis was correct or not
    conclusion
  10. occurs because all of the varibles were kept constant except for the independent varible
    validity of results
  11. refers to the number of members actually being tested
    sample size
  12. scientific instrument used to measure the mass of an object, usually in grams
    balance
  13. refers to the average of a group of numbers
    mean
  14. any measurable observations that are taken should be recorded on this
    data table
  15. instrument used to precisely measure the volume of a liquid
    graduated cylinder

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