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Scientific Terms

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19 questions
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  • Q1
    A scientist notices that the mineral he is trying to identify is a yellowish color. This data is
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    qualitative data
    quantitative data
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  • Q2
    Scientists know it is important to _______ since the results may vary.
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    perform an experiment many times
    perform an experiment just once
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  • Q3
    Data that can be measured with _______ is quantitative data.
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    numbers
    words
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  • Q4
    The responding variable or the variable that is measured is...
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    dependent variable
    constant
    independent variable
    hypothesis
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  • Q5
    In an experiment, the one thing "I" change or manipulate is the...
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    constant
    hypothesis
    independent variable
    dependent variable
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  • Q6
    Data that is observed using your 5 senses and is described through the use of WORDS is...
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    qualitative data
    quantitative data
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  • Q7
    In an experiment, the things a scientist purposefully keeps the SAME are the...
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    independent variable
    dependent variable
    hypothesis
    constants
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  • Q8
    You notice that a mineral you are trying to identify has a mass of 75 grams. This data is...
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    quantitative data
    qualitative data
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  • Q9
    An educated guess or prediction about what will happen in an experiment is...
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    a dependent variable
    a constant
    a hypothesis
    an independent variable
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  • Q10
    A piece of quantitative data that a scientist might record about a plant is...
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    the plant grew 9 cm
    the plant grew lots of leaves
    the plant died
    the plant's leaves were greenish
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  • Q11
    During experiments, scientists write down what they SEE which is called...
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    an observation
    a prediction
    a conclusion
    an independent variable
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  • Q12
    What a scientist finds out at the END of an experiment is the...
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    independent variable
    hypothesis
    dependent variable
    constant
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  • Q13
    The independent variable in an experiment to see which type of food a cat likes best would be...
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    feeding the cat at different times
    using different size bowls
    using different types of cat food
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  • Q14
    An if/then statement is called a...
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    a dependent variable
    an independent variable
    a constant
    a hypothesis
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  • Q15
    A scientist notices that the mineral she is testing is harder than quartz. This data is...
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    qualitative data
    quantitative data
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  • Q16
    A summary statement based on the results of an experiment is a...
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    hypothesis
    conclusion
    prediction
    constant
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  • Q17
    Data that is observed using your five senses and is described through the use of _______ is qualitative data.
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    numbers
    words
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  • Q18
    Scientists always remember to _______ while experimenting.
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    not write down any data
    collect data
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  • Q19
    A piece of qualitative data that a scientist might record about a plant is the...
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    plant's leaves were greenish
    plant's leaves weighed 7 grams
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