Scientific+Method+Definition - (Repeat/verify experimental...

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Scientific Method Observation Hypothesis - a tentative explanation for what has been observed. Experiment Qualitative (visual) Data vs. Quantitative (numerical) Data ( facts ) Independent variable - the variable which you plan to change (X axis). Dependent variable - Value changes in response to the independent variable (Y axis). (Double Blind Experiment) Control - the standard for comparison (normal situation). Data collection: Graphs, charts, notations
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Unformatted text preview: (Repeat/verify experimental data) Conclusion- analysis of Data Theory- supported by multiple numerous experiments. Law- an irrefutable Theory - absolutely substantiated by Experiments. Hypothesis educated guess at answer Facts pieces of true information Principle accumulation of several facts Theory highly substantial proof, but not 100% Law Conclusive proof highest degree of certainty...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery CC.

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