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

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