Big questions fill in the blank since science relies

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Big Questions Fill in the blank. Since science relies upon observations, scientifc knowledge is ______________. Nothing in science can be 100% _____________. What can we do in science in order to increase the certainty o± our observations? Mars Based upon these images, how did we increase the accuracy o± our observations? Closure Why is Science Tentative? III. Scientifc Method A. Observation 1. The use o± the __________ to gather and record in±ormation (data) 2. two types quantitative - qualitative -
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Observations Question/Problem Hypothesis Prediction Test (experiment or additional observation) B. Scientifc Method Test does not support hypothesis (hypothesis is rejected); revise hypothesis or pose and test a new one Test supports hypothesis; repeat the procedure to test For consistency and test additional predictions based upon the hypothesis C. ±eatures oF a Good Hypothesis It oFFers an ____________ For an observation It reFers to only _____ independent variable It is written as a defnite statement and _______ as a question It is _____________ by experimentation C. ±eatures oF a Good Hypothesis It is based on _____________ and __________ knowledge oF the system It leads to ________________ about the system Closure How does the common meaning oF the words Fact, law, and theory diFFer when used within a scientifc context IdentiFy the steps oF the scientifc method IV. Experiments A. Experimental Components What are the key components oF a good experiment? Controlled Experiment An experiment that tests the eFFect oF a ___________ variable controls ______ variables that could aFFect the outcome ___________ Sample size ___________ trials
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B. Controlled Experiment Features of a controlled experiment Comparison Groups Experimental group Group that contains the _________ in the (independent) variable that we are testing Control Group Group under _____________ conditions Base-line group B. Controlled Experiment Three types of variables Independent Variable (manipulated variable) the only variable that changes between the control & experimental groups The variable that causes a _____________ in another variable B. Controlled Experiment Dependent Variable (responding variable) The result being analyzed in the experiment This variable changes due to a change in the _________________ variable B. Controlled Experiment
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