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53 Cards in this Set

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Scientific Method
An organized approach to problem solving
Scientists Always
Learn about a problem before trying to solve it
The part of an experiment that does not change
A scientific test
A predicted answer to a problem
The condition that changes in an experiment.
The information that a scientist gets from an experiment.
There should be only one of these in an experiment
Scientific Law
A statement that explains "how" something behaves
Scientific Theory
An explaination for "Why" something behaves the way it does
Examples of Scientific Skills
using equip.,working
What you follow to conduct an experiment (the directions)
State the problem
This must be stated clearly and in question form.
A Hypothesis
A scientist must be able to test this by performing an experiment.
The correct procedure to check for chemical odors
You must know this exists before you solve it.
Makes a Hypothesis
This is a prediction a scientist makes after doing research on the topic.
1) charts
2) tables
3) graphs
How does a scientist display data he/she receives?
These can be collected by using one's senses.
Most of the time you should wear these in the lab.
Triple Beam Balance
Instrument you use to measure mass.
Read all directions and cautions
Before you start an experiment
1) graduated cylinder
2) flash
3) beaker
What are three pieces of lab equipment that measure volume
First Aid Kit
You get a Boo - Boo, what should you look for?
Substances that are poisonous are also
Catch fire easily
Substances that are flammable can
Read lables and directions on chemicals before using
Before you use any chemicals you should
Don't eat or drink in the lab,wear safety goggles,
keep work area clean
Name three good laboratory procedures
This is used as a "comparison" in an experiment.
A Conclusion
A statement made after all data is evaluated. It proves the hypothesis true or false.
Test Tube Holder
What you use to hold a test tube when heating something in it.
What you use to pour liquids into small openings
You can use this to measure very thin objects
The Metric System standard unit of length is the
1cm3 = 1g = 1ml
These units all equal 1
A liter
The Metric System standard unit of volume.
A Gram
The Metric System standard unit of mass
1 cm = _______mm
100 cm = ______mm
100's or the largest
What beam do you read first on a triple beam balance?
Zero in the balance
Do this before you measure something on the balance
State the Problem
First step in the Scientific Method
Do research on the topic
What should a scientist do after stating the problem?
Form a Hypothesis
After researching a problem a scientist can form one of these.
Doing an experiment
A scientists tests his/her hypothesis by
Organize and analyze data
Scientists use charts, graphs and tables to
Reach over a bunsen burner
If you don't want to get burned you should never
Tie hair back
You should do this to long hair when working in the lab
Pyrex, Kimax
Glassware that can be heated
Meter Stick
Used to measure length in the metric system
Graduated Cylinder
The most accurate piece of equipment to measure liquid volume
Ring Stand
Used to hold equipment, like a beaker over a bunsen burner
Tens Beam
Which beam do you move after moving the 100s beam?