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A carefully planned test to answer a scientific question.
Experiment
An experiment begins by asking this type of question
Scientific Question
A prediction about the outcome of an experiment.
hypothesis
This step begins by writing a step by step procedure and should describe the observations or measurements you will make.
designing an experiment
A statement that describes how a particular variable is to be measured or how a term is to be defined.
operational definition
Any factor that can change in an experiment.
variable
In a well designed experiment , you need to keep all variables the same except one.
controlling variables
The observations and measurements you make in an experiment.
data
At the end of an experiment, you need to analyze data to look for patterns or trends.
analyzing data
A statement that sums up what you have learned in an experiment
drawing conclusions