Flashcards in Science - Woojin - Scientific Method 1 Deck (19):
take a small piece or part of something to analyze
a small part of a large population
should be large and random sampling
an educated guess that you can test
if then statement
you cannot prove it 100% true
saying what you think the results will be from the experiment
testing the hypothesis by gathering data
testing variables using 2 groups: control and experimental (variable) group
the group that you do not give the variable
the group that gets the variable
independent variable (IV)
the variable or factor that the scientist changes in the experiment
Dependent variable (DV)
the variable or factor that responds to the variable the scientist changed
the DV responds and changes according to the IV
a statement that you can say is true based on your experiment(s)
The step-by-step directions used in doing an experiment is the procedure.
The facts or figures collected in an experiment from which a conclusion can be drawn is the _____ .
A prediction or educated guess about how a scientific experiment will turn out is a(n) _____ .
The question to be solved in an experiment is the _____ .
Anything that is noticed during an experiment is a(n) _____ .
Statements of what is expected to happen in the future based on past experiences and observations are _____ .
The act of drawing a solution from the information found in an experiment is making a _____ .