an educated guess
step by step process of carrying out an experiment
information gathered from an observtion or experiment
a well tested explanation
gathering informtion using your senses
the study of life
facts or practices
the outcome of an experiment
gathering background information
generalization with no exceptions
carrying out a test to determine an outcome
personal preference that is personal rather than scientific
The branch of science that is concerned with living things
The group in an experiment that is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group except for the independent variable
An experiment in which variables are carefully controlled so that scientist can you tell which variable is the responsible for the results
Information that is gathered during experimentation and careful observation
A molecule processed by all living things so that they may live grow and reproduce
The variable in an experiment that is observed in response to the independent variable
The group in an experiment that is expose the change of the independent variable
A relatively stable internal environment to organisms must maintain even when the external environment is changing
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can be tested in ways that support or reject it
The variable in an experiment that is deliberately changed
A logical interpretation based on what scientist already know
The combination of chemical reaction though which an organism builds up or breaks down materials
The act of noticing and describing events or processes in a careful orderly way
A process that occurs so that organisms can produce new organisms
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world
A signal to which an organism responds
A well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations and hypothesis
A well tested description of how something in nature works
An event, condition, or factor that can be changed or controlled in order to study or test a hypothesis in a scientific experiment.
A term used to describe the certainty of data or results of an investigation or experiment.
Multiple sets of measurements or observations in a scientific investigation.
An explanation for some naturally occurring event developed from extensive
A term used to describe a question that can be answered through an experiment or observation.
The variable manipulated by the experimenter in order to study changes in the outcome variable.
Observations obtained by following a preplanned method of observation.
The reproduction of a scientific investigation by another person to ensure accuracy.
Making multiple sets of measurements or observations in a scientific investigation
To state what one thinks will happen under certain conditions based on data or observation
A factor, usually being measured or observed, that responds to, or depends on, another factor (test variable).
Information about the natural world gathered through the senses and/or scientific instruments.
A replica or description designed to show the workings or structure of an object or system.
A scientific principle based on many observations of naturally occurring events that demonstrate it to be without exception under certain stated conditions. See also theory.
An organized scientific study of the natural world that may include making systematic observations, asking questions, gathering information, analyzing data, summarizing results, drawing conclusions, and/or communicating results.
An explanation based on evidence that is not directly observed
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experiments and/or other scientific investigations.
A scientific test or procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions to answer a scientific question.
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than theory.
Measurements or observations collected and recorded in an experiment or investigation
A factor or condition in a scientific experiment that is purposefully kept the same.
A group in a scientific experiment that serves as a reference for comparison to the experimental group; a group that is untreated by the factor being tested.
A statement that tells what an investigation showed, based on observations and data.
To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelatedness.
experiment done several times
procedure, plan, or directions scientists follow when doing investigations
possible answer to a question or problem
think about and study data
statement or sentence explaining what you discovered in your experiment
written record used by scientist to share results of an experiment
"make or create"an experiment
diverse ways scientists study natural world
skill using one or more senses to gather information and data
facts, figures, and other evidence gathered by observations
interpretation of an observation based on evidence about events that have already occurred
any factor that can change in an experiment
one factor scientist changes to test hypothesis in an experiment
factor that changes due to changes made to the independent variable in an experiment
experiment which all variables except one stays the same
well tested concept explaining wide range of observations
process of studying results and data to find patterns
tool used to measure mass
all factors and materials remaining the same in experiment
fair test driven by a hypothesis
tool used to measure volume
distance between two points
amount of matter in an object
tool used to measure length
forecast on what may happen in future situations
amount of space an object takes up
standard that other conditions are compared to in experiment
proven hypothesis due to many experiments and consistent days
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about he natural world
The act of noticing and describing events or processes in an orderly way
Scientific explanation for a set of observations
An experiment where one variable is always the same
A variable that is deliberately changed
Changes in response to the independent variable
Exposed to the same conditions except for one ind. variable
Ties many hypothesis together
Particular preference or point of view
The study of life
A signal to which an organism responds
Cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism
Single organism produces offspring identical to itself
Living things maintain a stable internal environment
The way in which an organism can build up or break down materials
All forms of life are connected here
A factor that changes in an experiment
Amount of matter in an object
Gathered facts about an experiment
A possible answer to the question or problem
Step 2 in the scientific method(electronic)
The amount of space taken up by an object(liquid)
A test driven by a hypothesis
The factor that remains the same
Proven hypothesis supported by data
A guess based on an observation
Step 7, when recording results,
A tool used for measuring mass
Something you think may happen in the future
A tool for measuring length
The distance between 2 points (meters)
facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
a sample that is treated like other experimental groups except that is the independent variable is not applied to it.
Prediction or statement that can be tested and may be formed by prior knowledge, any previous observations, and new information.
facts, information, or ideas for use in creating a book or other work.
a judgment or decision reached by reasoning.
Used to answer scientific questions by testing a hypothesis through the use of a series of carefully controlled steps.
purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object.
a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, research, or teaching, or for the manufacture of drugs or chemicals.
Factor that is being measured during an experiment.
an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
Process used to investigate what is happening around us in order to solve problems or answer questions; part of everyday life.
Answers scientific questions through observation.
discover or reveal (something) through detailed examination
Ways to solve problems that can include step-by-step plans, making models, and carefully through-out experiments.
Variable that stays the same during an experiment.
the size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring.
a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function.
a test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something.
A variable that can be changed during a experiment.
A set of controlled steps carried out to discover, test, or demonstrate.
a process that uses a set of skills to answer questions or to test ideas about the natural world. (an inquiry)
the investigation and exploration of natural events and the new information that results from those investigations.
the act of using one or more of your senses to gather information and taking notes of what occurs.
a spoken or written summary of observations.
a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge and or explanation.
a possible explanation for an observation that can be tested by scientific investigations.
a statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
The action of investigating something or someone;formal or systematic examination or research.
an interpretation of observations.
an explanation of observations or events that is based on knowledge gained from many observations and investigations.
comparing what you already know with the information you are giving in order to decide whether you agree with it.
a rule that describes a pattern in nature.
a process of inspecting,cleaning,transforming and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information,suggesting conclusions, and decision-making
Observation using your senses .
observation using numbers or measurements.
To group information into categories
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment
To examine carefully and in detail to identify
To observe carefully and in detail
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to
To name or recognize something based on its properties
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment
The process used by scientists to solve problems
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments)
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment
The collecting of information on a particular subject
A feature of the experiment that does not change
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment
To write down in permanent form for later reference
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment
To notice similarities or differences
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________.
Part of the experiment capable to change
In science, (blank) can also involve the recording of data via the use of instruments
An (blank) is a logical interpretation based on what scientists observe.
consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses.
variables that the experimenter changes
variable being tested in a scientific experiment
is an experiment or observation designed to minimize the effects of variables other than the independent variable.
an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation.
final process of the basic scientific method
"a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses."
which serves to either support or counter a scientific theory or hypothesis.
researcher subjectively gathers information that focuses more on the differences in quality than the differences in quantity,
of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity
The study of life
Anything that has all the characteristics of life
something arranged in an orderly way
the addition of mass
natural changes over an organisms life
the production of offspring
a group of breeding organisms
the ability to react to an internal or external environment
anything upsetter by its normal state
any inherited characteristic
study of the natural world
explanation of a natural phenomeon supported by many observations and experiments
relationships under certain conditions in nature
procedures and results of experiments that are evaluated by other scientist who are in the same feild
the feild of study that applies science to matters of legal interest and areas such as archaeology
set of moral principles or values
information gained from observations
group in experiment that is exposed to the factor being tested
direct method of gathering information in an orderly way
experimental group NOT exposed to the factor being tested
organized series of events in scientific inquiry
factor in experiment that depends on changes of the independent variable
factor that remains fixed in experiment while independent and dependent variables change
tested factor in experiment
investigation done in a controlled setting that tests a hypothesis
testable explanation of a situation
logical conclusion based on gathered information
international system of units
measuring units with divisions that are powers of ten