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Part 1. A way of learning about the natural world.

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1 Part 1

2 A way of learning about the natural world.

3 Using one or more of your senses to gather information.

4 When you explain or interpret the things you observe.

5 Making a statement or a claim about what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence

6 Grouping together of items that are alike in some way.

7 Comparing observations and data to reach a conclusion.

8 A possible answer to a scientific question (educated guess).

9 Factors that can change in an experiment.

10 Factor that is changed to test a hypothesis.

11 Factor that changes in response to the independent variable.

12 Parts of an experiment that never change.

13 An experiment in which only one variable is changed.

14 Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observation.

15 Observations that deal with numbers (quantity).

16 Observations that deal with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers (quality).

17 Measurement system based on the number 10.

18 Version of the metric system used by modern scientists.

19 A measure of the amount of matter in an object (mg, g, kg).

20 A measure of the force of gravity acting on an object.

21 The amount of space that an object or substance takes up (L, mL, m 3, cm 3 ).

22 The bottom curve of a liquid, used to measure volume.

23 A measure of mass in a given volume (kg/m 3, g/cm 3, g/mL).

24 A picture of your data.

25 Data points follow a straight line.

26 Data points do not follow a straight line (often curve).

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