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Biology Semester 1 Exam
Terms, Conversions, Sig Figs, etc.
66
Biology
12/15/2010

Term
 .00252 hg
Definition
 How many hg are in 25.2 cg?
Term
 Kilo Hecto Deka BASE Deci Centi Milli
Definition
 Metric Conversions
Term
 grams-metric pound-us
Definition
 Unit for mass
Term
 liter-metric gallon-us
Definition
 Unit for volume
Term
 meter-metric ....-us-....
Definition
 Unit for length
Term
 1.06
Definition
 1L= ___qts
Term
 2.54
Definition
 1 inch=___cm
Term
 2.2
Definition
 1kg=___lbs
Term
 1.61
Definition
 1mile=___km
Term
 1.3
Definition
 1 cubic meter=___cubic yards
Term
 36
Definition
 1 yard=___inches
Term
 39.37
Definition
 1 meter=___inches
Term
 32
Definition
 1 qt=___oz
Term
 33.81
Definition
 1L=___oz
Term
 16
Definition
 1 pound=___oz
Term
 32.15
Definition
 1 kg=___oz
Term
 454
Definition
 1 pound=___grams
Term
 0.62
Definition
 1km=___mile
Term
 1
Definition
 453.6grams=___pound
Term
 C=(F-32)5/9
Definition
 Equation for Celsius
Term
 F=C9/5+32
Definition
 Equation for Farenheit
Term
 Research the Question
Definition
Term
 Hypothesis
Definition
 an if/then statement including your independent and dependent variables to make a prediction of what will happen
Term
 Independent Variable
Definition
 the variable that is intentionally changed in an experiment
Term
 Dependent variable
Definition
 a variable that changes in response of the independent variable; whatever their measuring to see if its going to change
Term
 Constants
Definition
 things that don't change each time you do a trial
Term
 Data
Definition
 information gathered from observations
Term
 Mean
Definition
 the sum of the data items divided by the number of data items; average.
Term
 Scientific Significant Figures
Definition
 accuracy of the measuring device; the more accurate, the more significant figures.
Term
 Experimental Trials
Definition
 repeated measure of our experiment
Term
 Statistics
Definition
 like data, but being able to see change in the different of relationships
Term
 Data Table
Definition
 to show information
Term
 Bar Graph
Definition
 to show data, helpful when comparing amounts
Term
 Scatter Point Graph
Definition
 a graph that shows a relationship
Term
 Line Graph
Definition
 a graph of repeated measures of the same thing over a period of time
Term
 Histogram
Definition
 continuous grouped data graph
Term
 Conclusion
Definition
 information gathered in the experiment
Term
 Reproducibility
Definition
 to duplicate or make again
Term
 Extensions of an experiment
Definition
 new questions about the same topic
Term
 t-test
Definition
 a statistic that allows the experimenter, by using to a p-value, to know the probability of the results of the experiment could have been by chance instead of our experiment conditions.
Term
 Publication of the experimental results
Definition
 in order for the body of knowledge to be carried forward and reproduced, the experiment results need to be published, preferably in a refereed journal.
Term
 Inference
Definition
 a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience
Term
 Deductive Reasoning
Definition
 having enough evidence to make a conclusion
Term
 Inductive Reasoning
Definition
 less certain that deductive reasoning. Having enough evidence to say its likely to occur
Term
 Control Group
Definition
 a group that we compare our information to, the normal
Term
 Theory
Definition
 a well-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations
Term
 Bias
Definition
 favorable to a certain group
Term
 -Title -Labels -Mean ---rest depends
Definition
 Data Table Requirements
Term
 -Title -Labels -Units -Data -Tic Marks -SRDR work
Definition
 Graph Requirements
Term
 Restate hypothesis tell whether true or not Explain
Definition
 Conclusion question set-up
Term
 Develop a question research the question hypothesis design and do an experiment analyze data Conclusion Reproduce Extensions Publish
Definition
 DR Hypo Discovered A Chemical Reaction Eating Pancakes
Term
 Problem; 1st step
Definition
 Develop a Question
Term
 Yes-extension No-better ideas and hypothesis second step
Definition
 Research the Question
Term
 if/then statement if...iv...then...predict dv..going to happen third step
Definition
 Hypothesis
Term
 Do the experimentfourth step
Definition
 Design Experiment
Term
 data table statistics graph diagrams/pictures fifth step
Definition
 Analyze data
Term
 tell whether hypothesis was supported of rejected give evidence 6th step
Definition
 Conclusion
Term
 do it again make sure its accurate 7th step
Definition
 Reproduce
Term
 What would we do to make the experiment better? What are the next things to be researched on the same topic? 8th step
Definition
 Extensions
Term
 peer-review (refereed journal)9th step
Definition
 Publish
Term
 keep the least amount of decimal places!
Definition
Term
 keep the least amount of sig figs
Definition
 Multiplying and Dividing Sig Figs
Term
 0.946
Definition
 1 quart=___liters
Term
 0.28
Definition
 1 dekaliter=___bushels
Term
 3.29 kg
Definition
 How many kg are in 7.25 lbs?
Term
 54.43 kg
Definition
 If you weigh 120 lbs, how much would you weigh in kg?
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