Scientific Method

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Scientific Method

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  • Variable of an experiment that does not change
1 Control Group

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  • Essentially a constant in the form of a group of individuals or organisms or objects that are not being experimented on, but merely compared to the experimental group.
1.1 Experimental Group

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  • The opposite of a control group, the experimental group is the group that is tested with whatever experimental substance the scientist is testing.
1.1.1 Variable

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  • What is being tested in an experiment.  Scientists can also improve the variable based on previous results.
1.1.1.1 Hypothesis

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  • An educated guess based upon observations using the five senses conducted by scientists
1.1.1.1.1 Theory

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  • A hypothesis that has been proven and is generally accepted by the scientific community.
1.1.1.1.1.1 Error

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  • When something unexpected happens in an experiment; it can render the results false/inaccurate

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