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

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