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1 WHAT IS SCIENCE? WORD WALL #1 7 TH GRADE SCIENCE

2 VARIABLE A FACTOR THAT CAN AFFECT THE RESULT OF AN EXPERIMENT.

3 INDEPENDENT/TEST VARIABLE THE ONE VARIABLE THAT IS PURPOSELY CHANGED TO TEST THE HYPOTHESIS. HINT: IT IS WHAT YOU DO IN THE EXPERIMENT.

4 DEPENDENT/OUTCOME VARIABLE THE FACTOR THAT CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE. HINT: GENERALLY, THIS IS WHAT YOU MEASURE IN YOUR RESULTS.

5 QUALITATIVE DATA AN OBSERVATION/DESCRIPTION THAT CANNOT BE EXPRESSED WITH NUMBERS.

6 QUANTITATIVE DATA AN OBSERVATION THAT DEALS WITH NUMBERS OR AMOUNTS.

7 HYPOTHESIS A POSSIBLE ANSWER TO A SCIENTIFIC QUESTION. ALSO A TESTABLE STATEMENT.

8 INFERENCE WHEN AN OBSERVATION IS EXPLAINED OR INTERPRETED.

9 OBSERVATION DETERMINING SOMETHING BY USING YOUR FIVE SENSES. RECOGNIZING OR NOTING A FACT OR OCCURRENCE.


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