How Science Works

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A proposal intended to explain certain facts
Hypothesis
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The variable you change to see what happens
Independent Variable
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The variable that you measure
Dependent variable
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Variables that can have any numerical value
Continuous variables
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Variables that are described by labels
Categoric variables
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When an investigation is repeated by another person and the same results are obtained
Reproducible
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An investigation or experiment where only the independent variable has been allowed to affect the dependent variable.
A fair test
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To get valid results you need to carry out a fair test
Validity
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An original experimenter repeats the investigation
Repeatable
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The variable you change to see what happens

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Independent Variable

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The variable that you measure

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Variables that can have any numerical value

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Variables that are described by labels

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