Science Skills

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Science Skills
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2013-06-09 16:47:40
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  1. Science Process
    Process by which scientists formulate a hypothesis, gather data by observation and experimentation, and come to a conclusion.
  2. Science Process Skills
    • (Owen Can't Eat Much Peppermint Malted ice cream, So hopefully Don't ever Anger dangerous Owen d.)
    • Observing 
    • Classifying
    • Estimating
    • Measuring
    • Predicting
    • Making inferences
    • Stating a hypothesis
    • Doing experiments
    • Analyzing data
    • Organizing data
  3. Controlled Experiment
    Results are compared to draw a valid conclusion and ensures a fair test.
  4. Variable
    A factor that can influence the outcome of an experiment
  5. Fair Test
    Carrying out an experiment under strictly controlled conditions. All variables are controlled but one under investigation.
  6. Model
    A verbal, mathematical, or visual representation of a scientific stricture or process.
  7. Giga
    Mega
    Kilo
    Deci
    Centi
    Milli
    Micro
    • Giga (G): 109 1,000,000,000
    • Mega (M): 106 1,000,000
    • Kilo (k): 103 1,000
    • Deci (d): 10-1 0.1
    • Centi (c): 10-2 0.01
    • Milli (m) 10-3 0.001
    • Micro (µ) 10-6 0.000,001

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