science vocab group 1

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science vocab group 1
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2012-12-06 12:29:45
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  1. refers to the average of a group of numbers
    mean
  2. observations made during an experiment-recorded on a table
    data
  3. also known as controlled variables
    constants
  4. always stated as a question-what you want to find an answer to
    problem
  5. the part of the experiemnt actually testing the independent variable
    experimental group
  6. scientific instrument used to measure the mass of an object, usually in grams
    balance
  7. this is the part of the experiment that is done to have something to compare to
    control group
  8. educated guess-stated if/then statement
    hypothesis
  9. occurs because all of the varibles were kept constant except for the independent varible
    validity of results
  10. the one thing being tested in an experiement-the thing different between control group and experimental group
    independent variable
  11. any measurable observations that are taken should be recorded on this
    data table
  12. the exlanation of whether you hypotheses was correct or not
    conclusion
  13. refers to the number of members actually being tested
    sample size
  14. this is what is being measured in your experiment
    dependent varible
  15. instrument used to precisely measure the volume of a liquid
    graduated cylinder

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