Bio Unit 1
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Evaluation:
Discussion of any errors or improvements that can be made in your experiment.

Uncertainty:
Degree of confidence you have in you measures and conclusion

Controlled Variable:
Those variables in your experiment that do not change (keep the same).

Range:
The spread of measures between the highest and lowest recordings.

Mean:
The calculated average of a set of data.

Standard Deviation:
The amount of variation of measures with respect to the "mean"

Independent Variable:
The only variable that you change in an experiment.

Normal Distribution:
A bell curve with 68%of measures falling within 1 standard deviation of the mean.

Hypothesis:
an "If....Then" statement about your independent and dependent variables in your experiment. What you think will happen.

Citation:
A reference attributing work to the original author.

Raw Data:
The measures that you observe and record in your experiment.

Conclusion:
Statement that interprets your results relative to your hypothesis.

Correlation:
Related or associated with an observation, but not the cause of the change.

Casual Repetition:
Circumstances or actions that produce a predicted or measurable change.

Error Bars:
Show the inaccuracy of your measures on a graph.

Processed Data:
Data that has been analyzed by calculating the man, standard deviation and graphing.

Dependent Variable:
The variable that you measure in your experiment.