Vocabulary
Experiments
More Scientific Method
Variables
Miscellaneous

100

Scientific Law
What is a rule that describes the behavior of something in nature?

100

hypothesis
What is an educated guess or expected outcome for an experiment?

100

This is the number of steps in the Scientific Method.
What is varies?

100

In an experiment, the name for the variable(s) that never change in an experiment.
What are constants.

100

What we use to gather evidence.
What are our senses and extensions of our senses?

200

Scientific Theory
What is an explanation backed by results obtained from repeated tests or experiments?

200

These should remain the same throughout an experiment.
What are constants?

200

One of these is not part of a scientific method. Gather information. Draw conclusions. Take a vote. Analyze results. Test hypothesis.
What is take a vote?

200

In an experiment, the term used to describe the variable that changes in an experiment.
What is the independent variable?

200

This is the term to describe the use of scientific discoveries for practical purposes.
What is technology?

300

The process of studying, observing, and thinking about things to gain knowledge.
What is science?

300

Dependent variable
What is variable that is measured at the end of an experiment?

300

This is usually the first step in any scientific method.
What is identify a problem or state a question?

300

In an experiment, the term used to describe the variable that is measured at the end of an experiment.
What is the dependent variable?

300

This is the term for unethical behavior including taking credit for others work and making up data.
What is fraud?

400

This is used to test hypotheses.
What is experimentation?

400

Control or Control Group
What is the part of an experiment against which the test is compared?

400

This is generally the last step in a scientific method.
What is analyze the results (record and study the data)?

400

A test is being conducted to find the best fertilizer to grow tall plants. The dependent variable in this experiment would be...
What is the height of the plants?

400

This is the term used to describe moral values about what is good or bad.
What are ethics?

500

Steps used to solve a problem.
What is a scientific method?

500

These judgments should never be used in science?
What are moral judgments?

500

Through research or testing.
What is gathering information?

500

An experiment is designed to determine if a rubber ball bounces higher than a plastic ball. This would be the independent variable.
What is the type of ball (rubber or plastic)?

500

These are the two broad topics covered by Earth Science.
What are earth and space?