Problem: the question to be tested Hypothesis: a possible solution to the problem/ educated guess Experiment: carry out tests, or trials with clear and concise procedures Results: making observations and collecting data Conclusion: analyzing and summarizing the results
The factor that is kept the same on purpose.
Independent Variable: the factor the scientist changes on purpose Dependent Variable: the factor that changes as a result, often measured
Measurements, numbers, and amounts.
Describing something using your 5 senses.
Something you think based on prior knowledge from an observation.
An observation is something you identify using your 5 senses.