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I way of learning about the natural world is

Science

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The skill that scientific inquiry usually begins with

Asking a question

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The facts, figures, and other observations that are gathered through using one or more of your senses is

Observation

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An inference is a fact



True or false

False

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A hypothesis is a possible explanation for a set of observations


True or false

True

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The manipulated variable in the tomato plant experiment

Fertilizer

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What is a controlled experiment

An experiment in which all the variables except for one remain the same

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What does it mean to draw a conclusion

It means summing up what you learned from the investigation

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How do you scientist communicate their conclusions to other scientist

They would go to scientific meetings, use technology, and scientific journals

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What is a Scientific theory

Is a well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations

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Future testing can prove a scientific theory to be incorrect


True or false

True

12

Safe Laboratory practices will help make your experiments more successful. True or false

True

13

What topics will you learn about in life science

Life form such as bacteria, plants, and animals… And what makes up living things

14

Life scientist who studies plants

Botanist

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What is a factor that can be changed into an experiment

Variable

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What includes all of the knowledge gained while exploring the natural world

Science

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What is well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations

Scientific theory

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What is a possible explanation for a set of observations

Bypothisis

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What skill involves using one or more of your senses to gather information and collect data

Observation



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What is the factor that changes an experiment because of the manipulated variable

Responding variable

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What is one variable that is changed in a experiment to test a hypothesis

Manipulated variable

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What is an experiment in which all of the variables except for one remain the same

Controlled experiment

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What term describes the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world

Scientific inquiry

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Inference

Interpretation of an observation based on prior knowledge

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What is a scientific inquiry

Diverse ways scientists study the natural world