Vocabulary of the Scientific Method

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Can you name the key terms that relate to the scientific method?

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a kind of variable that the scientist changes on purpose in an experiment
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a well-tested explanation for a wide range of ideas or results
its formula is distance divided by time
a system of measurement used by all scientists (based on the number 10)
a relationship that explains a series of observations (and it must be testable)
an explanation of what you think might happen in the future
a desire for a certain outcome
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the SI prefix that means 1/1000
an attitude of doubt
an observation that does not use numbers to describe
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the steps scientists use to create explanations based on the evidence they gather
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the use of your senses to gather information
a quick explanation of what you observe (that you might assume is true)
understanding basic scientific terms and principles
an observation that uses numbers to describe
an aspect of an experiment that is able to change
a metaphor to remind scientists that a procedure must be very clear and detailed
the SI prefix that means 1/100
a kind of variable that the scientist has to make sure doesn't change during an experiment
evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments)
a kind of variable that could change as a result of a purposeful change
the SI prefix that means 1000

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