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13 Cards in this Set

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the part of the experment in which all conditions are kept
information obtained by observeration, particularly during experiments; data are considered valid only if repeating thye experiment several times yields similar results
deductive reasoning
"if...then" reasoning used after forming a hypothesis suggests that something may be about a specific case based on a known rule
Dependent variable
in a controlled experiment the measurable condition that results from changing the independent variable
study og right and wrong in the scientific arena, ethical issuues must be decided by all of society
procedures by which scientists determined the validity of a hypothesis is by collection information under controlled condition
testable explanation of a question or problen a hypothesis maybe formed by extensive reading observing reasoning and knowledge of earlier expirments
independent variable
in a controlled experiment the one comdition that is changed
safety symbol
warns against specific hazards such as radiation and high voltage electric
scientific method
common procedures used by biologists and other scientiests to gather information used in problen solving and experimentation
scientific research to solve societies needs and problens can have both beneficial effects and problematic sede effects
results when a hupothesis is repeatedly verigied over time and through many seperate experiments valid theories eable scientists to predict new gacts and relationship of natural phenomena
inductive reasoning
most common type of scientific reasoning used in developing hypothisis produces a general rule based on a set of observation