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

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