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a tool used to measure the volume of a liquid
beaker
a set of steps designed to test a specific hypothesis
experiment
a statement of what you think will happen in an experiment and why
hypothesis
a tool with several lenses that can magnify an object many times
microscope
a tool used to measure the mass of an object
pan balance
the set of steps scientists follow to find out how things work and affect each other
scientific method
a tool used to measure the pull of gravity on an object
spring scale
an accepted measurement
standard measure
1st step in the scientific method
observe and ask questions
2nd step in the scientific method
form a hypothesis
a statement of what you think will happen in an experiment and why
3rd step in the scientific method
plan an experiment
How you test your hypothesis, changing only one variable at a time
4th step in the scientific method
conduct an experiment
follow the steps in the correct order and record everything you observe while doing what?
5th step in the scientific method
draw conclusions and communicate results
Compare hypothesis to the observations you recorded. Do the results support the hypothesis?
What is the formula for measuring volume of straight sided objects
length x width x height
Information from your senses
an observation
An untested conclusion based on your observations
an inference
Using your knowledge to guess what will happen next
predicting
To describe ways that objects are the same or different
to compare
A way scientists sort or group objects
classify