scientific method

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scientific method
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2010-09-28 23:20:43
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Scientific Method
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  1. A hypothesis is
    • an idea that can be tested by an
    • experiment
  2. An experiment is
    • a set of steps you follow to test a
    • hypothesis
  3. The scientific method are
    • the steps used by scientist in
    • solving problems
  4. The first step in the scientific method is
    ask a question
  5. Scientists around the world have agreed to use what system of measurement?
    metrics
  6. Information gathered during an experiment is called ...
    data
  7. The most logical and widely accepted explanation for events that occur is a ...
    theory
  8. A factor in an experiment that is kept the same is called a ...
    control
  9. An assumption or conclusion based on an observation is an ...
    inference
  10. The factor being tested in an experiment is the ...
    independent variable
  11. What is a möbius band?
    A loop with one surface
  12. The möbius band has unusual ...
    properties or characteristics
  13. The purpose of the möbius band activity was to ...
    begin exploring the scientific method
  14. The möbius band activity showed us that hypothesis's are sometimes ...
    incorrect
  15. The möbius band is named after the German mathematician
    August F. Mobius
  16. Collecting data requires careful ...
    observations
  17. After an experiment you decide what your data means. This is called ...
    analyzing your data
  18. In the “M & M” activity we used a _________ to organize our observations.
    data table
  19. You verify data by conducting more than one __________ .
    trials
  20. There are two types of data ...
    quantitative (numbers)

    and

    qualitative (descriptions)
  21. Materials and procedure are found in what part of the scientific method?
    Designing an experiment
  22. According to Bill Nye experiments must be ...
    repeatable
  23. Problems that occur in an experiment are called ...
    limitations
  24. How many variables should an experiment test at one time?
    one
  25. The property that reflects how heavy something is for its size is ...
    mass

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