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Science Vocab Lesson 3 Quiz 9/21/16
Due Date: 9/23/2016
Subject: Science

Science Chapter 1 Lesson 3 Vocabulary quiz Tuesday 9/21/16

1. Scientific inquiry- refers to the diverse ways in which scientist study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather.

2.  hypothesis- is a possible answer to a scientific question.

3. variables- factors that can change in an experiment.

4. independent variable- the one variable that is purposely changed to test a hypothesis.

5. dependent variable- the factor that may change in response to the independent variable.

6. controlled experiment- is an experiment in which only one variable is changed at a time.

7. data- are the facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through qualitative and quantitative  observations.

8. repeated trial- is a repetition of an experiment.

9. scientific theory- is a well-tested and widely accepted explanation of observations and  experimental results.

       10. scientific law- is a statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a  particular set of conditions.

Science Ch. 1 Lesson 1 Vocab
Due Date: 8/30/2016
Subject: Science


Science Vocabulary Ch.1 Lesson 1 Quiz Monday 08-30-16


1. Science- is a way of learning about the natural world.


2. Observing- means using one or more senses to gather information.


3. quantitative observation- observation that deals with numbers, or amounts. Example-when you measure your height or your weight, or notice how many cars are in the parking lot.


4. qualitative observation- observation that deals with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers. Example- noticing that a bird is blue or that a watermelon tastes sweet.


5. Inferring- when you explain or interpret the things you observe. It is based on what you already know.


6. Predicting- means making a statement or a claim about what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence.


7. Classifying- is the grouping together of items that are alike in some ways.


8. Making Models- involves creating representations of complex objects or process. Example-Map


9. Evaluating- invovles comparing observations and data to reach a conclusion about them.


10. Scientific investigation- is the way scientists study the natural world