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The Scientific Method
1 What is Science? Answer
2 Give one example of the Power of Science. Answer
3 What is a Phenomenon? Answer
4 What is information from making Measurements called? Answer
5 When is Data called Evidence? Answer
6 How can Evidence be used by People? Answer
7 When is Data Reliable? Answer
8 When Evidence Valid? Answer
9 What does Reproducible mean? Answer
10 What is a Hypothesis? Answer
11 What is Direct Observation? Answer

12 What kind of things are Variables? Answer
13 What kind of Values do Variables have? Answer
14 Is Length a Variable? Answer
15 What is an Independent Variable? Answer
16 What is Dependent Variable? Answer
17 What is a Fair Test? Answer
18 What will a Trial Run tell you? Answer
19 Where a pattern is changing quickly, measurements should be? Answer
20 What is a Continuous Variable? Answer
21 What is a Categoric Variable? Answer
22 Do Categoric Variables give more information than Continuous Variables? Answer
23 Give an example of an Ordered Variable. Answer
24 Do Ordered Variables give more information than Continuous Variables? Answer
25 What kind of Values can a Discrete Variable have? Answer
26 What is a Linear relationship between Variables? Answer
27 What does Directly Proportional mean? Answer

Links and Errors
28 What does Causal mean? Answer
29 Give an example of a Causal Link. Answer
30 What does a Link due to Association mean? Answer
31 What does Chance Occurrence mean? Answer
32 Is the information from Chance Occurrence Valid? Answer
33 What is the difference between Accuracy and Precision? Answer
34 Does Scientific Data always have Errors? Answer
35 What are Random Errors? Answer
36 What is a Systematic Error? Answer
37 When is a Value called Anomalous? Answer

Presenting Data
38 What is meant by the Range of the Data? Answer
39 What type of Value is called the Mean? Answer
40 When would you use a Bar Chart? Answer
41 How would you present Data if both Variables are Continuous? Answer
42 What is a Scattergram? Answer
43 What can a Line of Best Fit do? Answer

44 What does Evaluation mean? Answer
45 What is a Journal? Answer
46 Why is Spin bad? Answer
47 What is the difference between Prejudice and Bias? Answer
48 Does Improved Technology benefit everyone? Answer
49 Are there some questions that can Never be answered by science? Answer

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