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List the steps of the scientific method

1. Make observations
2. Form hypothesis
3. Design an experiment to test hypothesis
4. Collect data
5. Analyse, interpret, and draw a conclusion from the data
6. Determine if hypothesis is supported
7. Re-evaluate hypothesis if needed.

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independent variable

The conditions or factors you set up ahead of time.

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dependent variable

The conditions or factors you are measuring

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controlled variable

Variables that are kept constant across all experimental units.

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control group

An experimental unit that does not get manipulated.