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Communicating

Sharing ideas and conclusions with others through writing and speaking.

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Constant

Something invariable or unchanging

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Density

Mass per unit volume

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Ensure

To make sure certain, or safe; guarantee

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Graph

A 'picture' of your data

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Inferring

Explaining your observations

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Interact

To act upon one another

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Length

Distance from one point to another

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Mass

Measure of the amount of matter an object contains

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Minimizes

Reduces or keeps to a minimum

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Observing

Using one of more senses to gather information

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Opinion

Personal preference, thoughts, or views

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Physics

Study of matter, energy, motion, and forces and how they interact

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Potential

capable of development into actuality

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Predicting

Making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence

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Science

The study of the natural world

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Scientific inquiry

Refers to the different ways scientists study the natural world

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Significant

Having or likely to have an influence or effect

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Volume

Amount of space an object takes up

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Weight

Measure of the force of gravity on an object

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Chemistry

The study of the properties of matter and how matter changes