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Control Group

The group in an experiment or study that does not receive treatment by the researchers and is then used as a benchmark to measure how the other tested subjects do

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Controls

Parts of the experiment that the experimenter chan change but will not, they stay completely constant

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Dependent Variable

What you are measuring at the end of the experiment to see if it changed

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Experimental Group

The group in an experiment or study that does receive treatment by the researchers and is then used to measure how the test went

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Hypothesis

An "if....then..." statement you will prove or disprove during the extent of the experiment

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Independent Variable

What you are changing during the experiment

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Inference

Deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true

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Law

A statement that describes an observable occurrence in nature that appears to always be true

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Qualitative

Pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.

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Quantitative

Pertaining to or concerned with the amount or numerical value

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STERNGRR

Processes of Life: Synthesis, Transport, Excretion, Reproduction, Nutrition, Growth, Respiration, and Response

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Theory

A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.