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Nature Of Science Crossword

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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

The Nature of Science Word Search

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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 Inquiry Crossword

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An ________ is a written explanation of the data shown in graphs. Analysis
A __________ is a written statement explaining the data analysis and whether the results support the hypothesis or not. Conclusion
In an experiment, the _____________ is observed under normal circumstances. Control Group
The ___________________ is measured during an experiment and is represented by the y axis on a graph. Dependent Variable
The ___________________ is changed during an experiment and is represented by the x axis on a graph. Independent Variable
In an experiment, the __________________ contains the independent and dependent variables. Experimental Group
A __________ is a prediction of what you believe will occur in your experiment formatted as a specific "if... then..." statement. Hypothesis
An _________ is a conclusion based on observations. Inference
A ___ is a statement based on repeated experimental observations that describes some aspect of the universe. Law
A _________ is a statement based on repeated experimental observations that describes some aspect of the universe. Principle
An ___________ is a statement based on the senses such as taste, smell, or sight. Observation
___________ is the evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field. Peer Review
Data describing observations through subjective values is ___________. Qualitative
Data describing observations through specific measurements is ___________. Quantitative
The _________________ is a set of steps that scientists use to collect information and answer questions. Scientific Method
A ______ is the best explanation for a natural phenomena that has been repeatedly tested and confirmed through observation and experimentation. theory

The Scientific Method Crossword

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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

chapter 1: The Nature of Science Crossword

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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

Biology Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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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

Nature of Science Crossword

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examine methodically and in detail constitution Analyze
garment covering part of the body Apron
a judgement or decision reached by reasoning Conclusion
group in experiment that does not receive treatment by the researchers Control Group
facts and statistics collected together for reference Data
a variable whose value depends on that of another Dependent Variable
Equipment used to wash chemicals off of you Emergency Shower
scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery Experiment
used to flush out irritated eyes Eye Wash Station
safety device designed to extinguish fires Fire Blanket
device that discharges a jet of foam to extinguish fires Fire Extinguisher
close fitting eyewear used to protect eyes Goggles
proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence Hypothesis
a variable whose variation does not depend on Independent Variable
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence Inference
the action of investigation something or someone Investigation
statement based on repeated experimental observation that described some aspects of the universe Scientific Law
the size, length, or amount of something Measurement
based on the meter as a unit of length Metric
method of procedure that has characterized natural science Scientific Model
process of observing something Observation
estimate that will happen in the future Predict
action of copying Replication
a person who is studying science Scientist
fuel that drives the scientific process Scientific Problem
application of science knowledge for practical purposes Technology
system of ideas intended to explain something Theory
an element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change Variable

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Nature Of Science Word Search

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