a conclusion based on evidence
become different in its own way
moving through; a portion of text
the possibility of a good outcome
having to do with money
relating to hands
ones feelings or behavior
to bring to a close
within the country; polite
the consequences of an event
to look into something
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
a brief statement or account of the main points of something.
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole.
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses.
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation.
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments.
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry.
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure.
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships.
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
A method of procedure that has characterize natural science
An element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change
Emphasize objective measurement & the statistical, using numbers
A variable whose variation does not depend on that of the other
Is primarily exploratory research
Deduce or conclude from evidence & reasoning rather than from whose value depends on that of another
A variable whose value depends on that of another
A controlled variable, is the term for a valuable that remains constant throughout an expirement
The active acquisition of info from a primary source
An educated guess
Arrange in classes of groups
An established or official way of doing something
Share or exchange info,news, or ideas
A consequence, effect, or outcome of something
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.
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 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.
point of view
examine methodically and in detail constitution
garment covering part of the body
a judgement or decision reached by reasoning
group in experiment that does not receive treatment by the researchers
facts and statistics collected together for reference
a variable whose value depends on that of another
Equipment used to wash chemicals off of you
scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery
used to flush out irritated eyes
safety device designed to extinguish fires
device that discharges a jet of foam to extinguish fires
close fitting eyewear used to protect eyes
proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence
a variable whose variation does not depend on
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence
the action of investigation something or someone
statement based on repeated experimental observation that described some aspects of the universe
the size, length, or amount of something
based on the meter as a unit of length
method of procedure that has characterized natural science
process of observing something
estimate that will happen in the future
action of copying
a person who is studying science
fuel that drives the scientific process
application of science knowledge for practical purposes
system of ideas intended to explain something
an element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change