Nature of Science Vocabulary
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  • Question 1
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    objects or ideas that represent other things; they help us to understand objects or ideas that are too small or too big to see with our eyes

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    investigation

    model

    experiment

    research

  • Question 2
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    a procedure carried out to carefully observe the natural world that may include making systematic observations, asking questions, gathering information, analyzing data, summarizing results, drawing conclusions, and/or communicating results; to study or test something in order to learn more about it,

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    model

    investigation

    experiment

    replication

  • Question 3
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    a procedure of steps carried out under controlled conditions to test a hypothesis/answer a question

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    model

    investigation

    experiment

    research

  • Question 4
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    when a scientist (student) conducts the same experiment as another scientist in order to verify their results, when the same results are collected, regardless of who is conducting the experiment

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    replication

    repitition

    trials

    accuracy

  • Question 5
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    conducting the exact same experiment over and over and over again

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    replication

    repetition

    trials

    accuracy

  • Question 6
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    multiple sets of measurements or observations in a scientific investigation

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    replication

    repetition

    trials

    accuracy

  • Question 7
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    the measure of how close the result is to the actual value when taking measurements or recording observations

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    repition

    replication

    trials

    accuracy

  • Question 8
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    information/measurements that are collected from an observation, experiment or investigation; scientists analyze and record this information in order to draw conclusions

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    evidence

    control group

    variables

    constant

  • Question 9
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    the portion of an experiment that you do NOTHING to; it serves as a comparison to the experimental group; it is what you will use to compare to the other lab outcomes

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    evidence

    control group

    variable

    constant

  • Question 10
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    any factor in an experiment that can be changed in order to study or test a hypothesis in a scientific experiment.

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    evidence

    control group

    variable

    constant

  • Question 11
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    a factor that is not changed in an experiment; all the parts that stay the same to keep the experiment fair and consistent

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    variable

    control group

    constant

    evidence

  • Question 12
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    a belief or judgement; what someone thinks/feels about a particular thing

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    constant

    opinion

    testable

    observation

  • Question 13
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    using your 5 senses and/or scientific instruments to collect information about the natural world

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    opinion

    observation

    testable

    valid

  • Question 14
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    a term used to describe a question that can be answered through an experiment or observation

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    opinion

    observation

    testable

    valid

  • Question 15
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    a term used to describe the certainty of data or results of an investigation or experiment;

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    opinion

    observation

    testable

    valid

  • Question 16
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    to state what you think will happen under certain conditions based on data or observation

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    predict

    data

    analyze

    conclusion

  • Question 17
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    measurements or observations collected and recorded in an experiment or investigation

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    predict

    data

    analyze

    conclusion

  • Question 18
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    to examine methodically (piece by piece) by separating into parts and studying how they are interrelated

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    predict

    data

    analyze

    conclusion

  • Question 19
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    a statement that tells what an investigation showed, based upon observations and data

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    predict

    data

    analyze

    conclusion

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