Type
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Description

a position of place on Earth measured east or west longitude
a record of an event recorded by a person who was not there at the time secondary source
the study of how people use resources to meet their needs economics
the use of scientific methods to test a hypothesis experiment
the ability to consistently to repeat a measurement precision
something that can change in a test variable
the act of studying something unknown exploration
the study of Earth's surface and the way people use it geography
the conclusion you come to after looking at the facts inference
the position of a place on Earth measured north or south latitude
to judge one thing against another and notice the difference contrast
a particular way of looking at a situation perspective
the study of citizenship civics
to examine something carefully in order to understand it analyze
to judge one thing against another and notice the similarites compare
a realization you arrive at based on the facts you have conclusion
seeing that something is exactly correct accuracy
a story or an account of something that happened narrative
a statement of what you think will happen in an experiment hypothesis
a record of an event recorded by a person who saw or took part in it primary source

The Scientific Method Crossword

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Description

To group information into categories Classify
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment Dependent Variable
To examine carefully and in detail to identify Analyze
To observe carefully and in detail Examine
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations Infer
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to Observation
To name or recognize something based on its properties Identify
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment Control
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable Independent Variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment Hypothesis
The process used by scientists to solve problems Scientific Method
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions Measure
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts Science
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments) Data
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time Result
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment Graphs
The collecting of information on a particular subject Research
A feature of the experiment that does not change Constant
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data Formulate
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment Procedure
To write down in permanent form for later reference Record
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results Bias
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study Replicate
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact Experiment
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment Conclusion
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment Journal
To notice similarities or differences Compare
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason Predict
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________. Problems
Part of the experiment capable to change Variable

Scientific Investigation Vocabulary Crossword

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experiment done several times repeated trial
procedure, plan, or directions scientists follow when doing investigations Scientific method
possible answer to a question or problem hypothesis
think about and study data analyze
statement or sentence explaining what you discovered in your experiment conclusion
written record used by scientist to share results of an experiment lab report
"make or create"an experiment design
diverse ways scientists study natural world Scientific inquiry
skill using one or more senses to gather information and data observation
facts, figures, and other evidence gathered by observations data
interpretation of an observation based on evidence about events that have already occurred inference
any factor that can change in an experiment variable
one factor scientist changes to test hypothesis in an experiment independent variable
factor that changes due to changes made to the independent variable in an experiment dependant variable
experiment which all variables except one stays the same controlled experiment
well tested concept explaining wide range of observations Scientific theory
process of studying results and data to find patterns analysis
tool used to measure mass triple beam balance
all factors and materials remaining the same in experiment constant
fair test driven by a hypothesis experiment
tool used to measure volume graduated cylinder
distance between two points length
amount of matter in an object mass
tool used to measure length meter stick
forecast on what may happen in future situations prediction
amount of space an object takes up volume
standard that other conditions are compared to in experiment control
proven hypothesis due to many experiments and consistent days theory

Scientific Investigation Crossword

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Description

A factor that changes in an experiment Variable
Amount of matter in an object mass
Gathered facts about an experiment data
A possible answer to the question or problem hypothesis
Step 2 in the scientific method(electronic) research
The amount of space taken up by an object(liquid) volume
A test driven by a hypothesis experiment
The factor that remains the same constant
Proven hypothesis supported by data theory
A guess based on an observation inference
Step 7, when recording results, conclusion
A tool used for measuring mass balance
Something you think may happen in the future prediction
A tool for measuring length ruler
The distance between 2 points (meters) length

Nature Of Science Crossword

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Description

In science, (blank) can also involve the recording of data via the use of instruments Observation
An (blank) is a logical interpretation based on what scientists observe. Inference
consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses. Scientific Method
variables that the experimenter changes independent variable
variable being tested in a scientific experiment Dependent Variable
is an experiment or observation designed to minimize the effects of variables other than the independent variable. control
an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
final process of the basic scientific method Conclusion
"a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses." analysis
which serves to either support or counter a scientific theory or hypothesis. Evidence
researcher subjectively gathers information that focuses more on the differences in quality than the differences in quantity, qualitative
of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity Quantitative

chapter 1: The Nature of Science Crossword

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Description

facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis data
a sample that is treated like other experimental groups except that is the independent variable is not applied to it. control
Prediction or statement that can be tested and may be formed by prior knowledge, any previous observations, and new information. hypothesis
facts, information, or ideas for use in creating a book or other work. materials
a judgment or decision reached by reasoning. conclusion
Used to answer scientific questions by testing a hypothesis through the use of a series of carefully controlled steps. experimental research
purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object. design
a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, research, or teaching, or for the manufacture of drugs or chemicals. laboratories
Factor that is being measured during an experiment. dependent variable
an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program. computer
Process used to investigate what is happening around us in order to solve problems or answer questions; part of everyday life. science
Answers scientific questions through observation. descriptive research
discover or reveal (something) through detailed examination analyze
Ways to solve problems that can include step-by-step plans, making models, and carefully through-out experiments. scientific method
Variable that stays the same during an experiment. constants
the size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring. measurements
a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function. tools
a test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something. trials
A variable that can be changed during a experiment. independent variable
A set of controlled steps carried out to discover, test, or demonstrate. experiment

Unit 1 Vocabulary Review Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An event, condition, or factor that can be changed or controlled in order to study or test a hypothesis in a scientific experiment. Variable
A term used to describe the certainty of data or results of an investigation or experiment. Valid
Multiple sets of measurements or observations in a scientific investigation. Trials
An explanation for some naturally occurring event developed from extensive Theory
A term used to describe a question that can be answered through an experiment or observation. Testable
The variable manipulated by the experimenter in order to study changes in the outcome variable. TestVariable
Observations obtained by following a preplanned method of observation. systematic
The reproduction of a scientific investigation by another person to ensure accuracy. replication
Making multiple sets of measurements or observations in a scientific investigation repetitions
To state what one thinks will happen under certain conditions based on data or observation predict
A factor, usually being measured or observed, that responds to, or depends on, another factor (test variable). outcomevariable
Information about the natural world gathered through the senses and/or scientific instruments. observation
A replica or description designed to show the workings or structure of an object or system. model
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. Law
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. Investigation
An explanation based on evidence that is not directly observed Inference
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experiments and/or other scientific investigations. hypothesis
A scientific test or procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions to answer a scientific question. experiment
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than theory. empiricalevidence
Measurements or observations collected and recorded in an experiment or investigation data
A factor or condition in a scientific experiment that is purposefully kept the same. controlledvariable
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. controlgroup
A statement that tells what an investigation showed, based on observations and data. conclusion
To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelatedness. Analyze

unit 4 Crossword

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Description

scientists study a variety of appropriate reference materials research
a statement of what you think will happen during an investigation hypothesis
something you find out about objects, events, or living things by using your sense observation
the use of scientific investigation and reasoning to test your hypothesis and reasoning to test your hypothesis experiment
how scientists learn more about the world or to test designs and materials models
a push or a pull force
a force that requires two pieces of matter to touch contact force
the force the results when two materials rub against each other or when their contact prevents sliding friction
a force that acts at a distance noncontactforce
the force of attraction between any two objects gravity
the rate at which the speed OR the direction of motion of an object changes over time acceleration

Biology Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The study of life biology
Anything that has all the characteristics of life organism
something arranged in an orderly way organization
the addition of mass growth
natural changes over an organisms life development
the production of offspring reproduction
a group of breeding organisms species
the ability to react to an internal or external environment stimulus
a reaction response
anything upsetter by its normal state homeostasis
any inherited characteristic adaptation
study of the natural world science
explanation of a natural phenomeon supported by many observations and experiments theory
relationships under certain conditions in nature law
procedures and results of experiments that are evaluated by other scientist who are in the same feild peer review
the feild of study that applies science to matters of legal interest and areas such as archaeology forensics
set of moral principles or values ethics
information gained from observations data
group in experiment that is exposed to the factor being tested experimental group
direct method of gathering information in an orderly way observation
experimental group NOT exposed to the factor being tested control group
organized series of events in scientific inquiry scientific method
factor in experiment that depends on changes of the independent variable dependent variable
factor that remains fixed in experiment while independent and dependent variables change constant
tested factor in experiment independent variable
investigation done in a controlled setting that tests a hypothesis experiment
testable explanation of a situation hypothesis
logical conclusion based on gathered information inferences
international system of units SI
measuring units with divisions that are powers of ten metric system

Extra Credit Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

summary of the results of an experiment conclusion
quality of being real or actual fact
not a complete expeiment investigation
process of obtaining information by using the senses observation
the study of the natural world science
factor being tested in an experiment variable
observations, measurement and other types of data used to support scientific explanations empirical evidence
steps scientists follow to uncover facts and solve scientific problems scientific method
to examine in detail analyze
organized procedure that is repeated under controlled conditions experiment
educated guess that is testible hypothesis
rule that predicts events under certain conditions law
result that is the same no matter who produces it reproducible
somethimg accepted without proof assumption
set of ideas that explains observations theory
recorded observations and measurements datum
conclusion based on an observation inference
a repetition of a procedure trial
property, feature, quality, or trait that describes an object characteristic
factor in an experiment that does not change constant

Scientific Inquiry/Doing Experiments Crossword

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Description

refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather Scientific Inquiry
involves asking people questions surveys interviews. Opinionbased Research
involves research methods where the researchers try to observe an event without interfering Observational
the facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through qualitative and quantitative observations Data
an experiment in which only one variable is manipulated at a time Controlled Experiment
the factor that may change in response to the independent variable is the dependent variable Dependent Variable
the one variable that is purposely changed to test a hypothesis Independent Variable
factors that can affect the result of an experiment Variables
a possible explanation for a scientific question Hypothesis
refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather Scientific Inquiry
Observe or study closely Investigate
To see or notice Observe
To reach a decision Conclude
Explain or interpret the things you observe Inferring
Making a statement or claim about what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence Predicting
Deals with the descriptions that cannot be expressed Qualitative
Deals with numbers, or amounts (Height, Weight) Quantitative
Involves creating representations of complex objects or processes Making Models
Comparing observations and data to reach a conclusion about them Evaluating