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data/evidence means

information gathered from observation

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accurate means

having an exact report of what your senses tell you

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objective means

to avoid opinions or bias

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quantitative observation means

use of numbers to show observation

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qualitative observation means

description that uses no numbers

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inference means

observation followed by an attempted explaination

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hypothesis means

an inference of your experiment question answer

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manupulated variable means

the factor you will change

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responding variable means

the factor you predict will change as a result of the manipulated variable

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controlling variable means

the other conditions during your experiment that needa to stay the same

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operational definition means

this allows others to repeat your procedure when certain terms have more than one meaning