Vocabulary Words
Name My Variable
Yes, this will be on the test?
Miscellaneous
Scientific Method

100

This is a prediction or educated guess that can be tested through an experiment
What is a hypothesis?

100

Two sets of plants. One is watered, and one is not. What type of variable is the water?
Independent variable

100

An experiment with only one manipulated or independent variable.
What is a fair test.

100

The group that is not tested or changed in an experiment is called the _______ group. This is the "normal" group.
What is the control group?

100

Jeremy wants to know the average pulse of his class. Which step of the scientific method is this?
Asking a question

200

To solve problems or answer questions
What is the purpose of science?

200

You have decided to test different brands or microwave popcorn to see which brand give you the most popped corn. What is the dependent variable?
What is popped corn.

200

It seems that the man is injured. Inference or Observation?
Inference.

200

Why is the control group important
What is allows us to compare our results to what might happen normally?

200

Marcos thinks, "If plans are given 8mL of water and sunshine daily, then they will have the best growing conditions." What step of the scientific method is this?
Writing a hypothesis

300

The variable that we purposefully change in an experiment.
What is the independent or manipulated variable?

300

In the data set 50, 50, 35, 51, 48, 52, 49 the number 35 is what
What is an outlier?

300

Another name for independent variable.
What is manipulated.

300

What is a characteristic of a fair scientific experiment
What is a having only 1 independent or manipulated variable at a time?

300

Jesus wants to know more about Newton's Law. He goes to the library to research and decides to make a procedure where he can test out Newton's Law. What step of the scientific method is this?
The "research and create an experiment" step

400

This is the variable that is measured in an experiment.
What is the dependent or responding variable?

400

There are two types of fuel poured into the same car to see which one works best. What type of variable is the fuel?
Independent variable

400

The correct way to write a hypothesis?
What is an "If, Then" statement.

400

What is the first step of the scientific method?
Ask a question!

400

Humayra goes to the library to plan out the steps and procedures for her experiment. What step of the scientific method is this?
The "research and create an experiment" step.

500

These are the variables that we keep the same to make sure that the test is fair.
What is the controlled or constant variables?

500

Two different colored cans are placed in the sun and the temperature is recorded. What type of variable is the temperature of the cans?
Dependent variable

500

Jill walks in late to class. What best states the problem?
What is, Jill is tardy This is an observation not an inference.

500

Why do scientists repeat their experiments.
What is it increases the reliability of the data.

500

What are the 5 steps of the scientific method?
What is: Ask a question develop a hypothesis research/conduct an experiment analyze data write a conclusion