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100

factors that can affect the results of the experiment

variable 

100

using one or more of the senses to gather information that relies on descriptions such as color, taste, or smell 

qualitative data

100

different people performing the same experiment multiplied times

 replication


200

the factor purposely changed in an experiment to test a hypothesis. A good experiment should only contain 1 independent variable

independent variable

200

using one or more of the senses to gather information that relies on numbers and amounts such as percents, measurements or temperatures

quantitative data

200

an individual performing the same experiment for multiple trials

repetition

300

is the factor that may change in response to the independent variable

Dependent variable

300

is any variable which remains the same throughout the experiment

control variable

300

the process by which scientist study and explain the natural world

scientific inquiry and/or scientific method

400

an educated guess stated using an If/then statement

hypothesis 

400

describe what happens but they do not explain why something happens

scientific laws


400

a statement about the future based on evidence

prediction 

500

Explaining or interpreting things observed

inference

500

explain why a process occurs and are well supported by data collected therefore they are accepted as true

scientific theories 

500

making an in-depth study of a subject

investigation

500

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