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Standard
An exact quantity that people agree to use for comparison.
Theory
An explanation based on may obsercations supported by experimental results.
Scientific Law
A statement wbout what happens in nature that seems to be true all the time.
Hypothesis
An educated guess using what you know and observe.
Model
An idea, event or object that represents something that is being explained.
Experiment
A test of a hypothesis.
Density
Mass per volume of material
Volume
The amount of space occupied by a substance
Independent Variable
factor in an experiment that is changed by experimenter to determine how it will affect the dependent variable.
Graph
Visual display of information or data
Control
Standard for comparison that is used in an experiment.
Constant
Variable that doesn't change in an experiment.
Mass
A measurement of the quantity of matter.
Science
Process that uses observation and experimentation to gain knowledge.
Dependent Variable
Variable that changes value as other variables change.
Technology
Applied science helping people.
Bar Graph
Comparing information that is counted.
Line Graph
Shows relationship where the dependent variable changes due to a change in the independent variable.
Circle Graph
Shows data in percentages.
Variable
A quantity that can have more than one single value.