Flashcards - TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Historical Development of Science

Flashcards - TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Historical Development of Science
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metric system
The metric system is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement
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liter
The litre or liter is an SI accepted metric system unit of volume equal to 1 cubic decimetre , 1,000 cubic centimetres or 1/1,000 cubic metre
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precision
Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability
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law
Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
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analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
analysis
Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
law
Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behavior
precision
Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability
liter
The litre or liter is an SI accepted metric system unit of volume equal to 1 cubic decimetre , 1,000 cubic centimetres or 1/1,000 cubic metre
metric system
The metric system is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement
observations
Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source
theory
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking
Scientific notation
Scientific notation is a way of expressing numbers that are too big or too small to be conveniently written in decimal form
significant figure
The significant figures of a number are digits that carry meaning contributing to its measurement resolution
ecological validity
In research, the ecological validity of a study means that the methods, materials and setting of the study must approximate the real-world that is being examined
reliable across samples
Reliability in statistics and psychometrics is the overall consistency of a measure
degrees Celsius
Celsius, also known as centigrade, is a scale and unit of measurement for temperature
meter
The metre, or meter , is the base unit of length in the International System of Units

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