Week 5 Scientific Method

1) Hypothesis A prediction that can be tested by experiment or observation.  An educated guess.

2) Conclusion 

The last part of something.  A final summing up.

3) Observation 

An act of gathering information using all of your senses.

4) Investigation 

An active effort to find something out.
5) Variable How much a liquid moves because something is added to it. 
6) Model a representation of something that is too large or too small to understand easily.
7) Theory  An idea backed by actual results from experiments.
8) Law  A rule stating something that always works in the same way under the same condition.
9) Compare To look for similarities and differences.

10) Contrast

To compare two things to show differences between them.

 

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