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Flashcards in Scientific Method Deck (11):
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Science

Process that uses observation to gain knowledge about events in nature

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Scientific method

A set of investigation procedures used by scientists

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Hypothesis

A testable prediction

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Experiment

Organize procedures for testing hypothesis

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Control

Standard for comparison

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Constant

Factor that doesn't change

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Independent variable

Factor that is adjusted (x axis)

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Dependent variable

Factor whose value depends on the independent variable (y axis)

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Scientific law

Rule of nature

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Scientific theory

Most logical explanation

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what is the order of the scientific method

Question, research, hypothesis, experiment, data, conclusion, share results, further research