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science
process of observing, studying, and thinking about things that happen to gain knowledge
scientist
an expert in science
observering
act of finding information
hypothesis
an educated guess
observations
facts learned by watching and studying something
measuring
way to describe the amount of something
inferring
combining what is known with new facts to make a conclusion
classifying
grouping items by their similarities
organizing
putting things in order to make sense of something
predicting
making a guess based on something you already know
hypothesizing
making an educated guess based on what you already know
modeling
using a replica of what you are studying to explain it
analyzing
looking for patterns in information
metric system
system of measurements based on units of 10 that is commonly used in science
scientific method
way of solving a problem (PIHERC)
control
a group made with no changes to compare with another group that has been changed
independent variable
the variable that is knowingly changed
dependent variable
the variable that depends on the change in the independent variable
I
Must
Have
Apple
Pie
Or
C
Me
Obliterate
I (Inferring)
M (Modeling)
H (Hypothesizing)
A (Analyzing)
P (Predicting)
O (Organizing)
C (Classifying)
M (Modeling)
O (Observing)
P
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R
C
Problem
Information
Hypothesis
Experiment
Record
Conclusions