Unit 1 - Intro to Biology
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A process scientists use, with defined steps, that is used to find answers to the questions about the world around us.
type of data that can be collected through measurements, resulting in numbers
ways to collect data when watching an experiment
type of data that can be collected using the 5 senses
information that is gathered during an experiment; can be numbers or a description
the scientific study of life
an educated guess or prediction about the outcome of the experiment
a piece of lab equipment that is used to see things that are not normally visible with the naked eye
a procedure done in a controlled environment for the purpose of gathering observations, data, or facts, or testing hypotheses or theories
A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on a body of facts that have been repeatedly confirmed through observation and experiment.
the variable that a scientist manipulates (changes) on purpose during the experiment
the variable that is kept the same during an experiment
the variable that responds to a change by the scientist; it is the variable that is measured as an outcome
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