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HEALTH UNIT 1 STUDY GUIDE
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Health Care
09/11/2012

Term
 SCIENTIFIC METHOD
Definition
 THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING USED FOR PROBLEM SOLVING
Term
 HYPOTHESIS
Definition
 A PROPOSED SOLUTION TO A SCIENTIFIC PROBLEM
Term
 VARIABLE
Definition
 A FACTOR BEING TESTED IN A CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT
Term
 MANIPULATED VARIABLE
Definition
 THE FACTOR THAT IS INTENTIONALLY CHANGED BY A SCIENTIST IN AN EXPERIMENT. THE IS ONLY 1 PER EXPERIMENT. THIS IS ALSO CALLED THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE.
Term
 RESPONDING VARIABLE
Definition
 THE FACTOR THAT CHANGES AS A RESULT O CHANGES TO THE MANIPULATED VARIABLE. THIS VARIABLE IS MEASURED BY A SCIENTIST.
Term
 CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT
Definition
 AN EXPERIMENT IN WHICH ONLY ONE VARIABLE IS MANIPULATED AT A TIME.
Term
 GRAM
Definition
 THE BASIC UNIT OF OF MASS IN THE METRIC SYSTEM
Term
 LITER
Definition
 THE BASIC UNIT OF VOLUME IN THE METRIC SYSTEM
Term
 METER
Definition
 THE BASIC UNIT OF LENGTH IN THE METRIC SYSTEM
Term
 MASS
Definition
 THE AMOUNT OF MATTER IN AN OBJECT. MEASURED IN GRAMS
Term
 VOLUME
Definition
 THE AMOUN OF SPACE AN OBJECT TAKES UP
Term
 WEIGHT
Definition
 THE MEASURE OF THE GRAVITATIONAL ATTRACTION BETWEEN OBJECTS
Term
 MATTER
Definition
 ANYTHING THAT HAS MASS AND TAKES UP SPACE
Term
 EYE PIECE
Definition
 THE PART OF THE MICROSCOPE IN WHICH YOU LOOK INTO. THIS LENS MAGNIFIES AN IMAGE 10 TIMES
Term
 OBJECTIVE LENS
Definition
 THE LOW, MEDIUM AND HIGH POWER LENSES FOUND AT THE NOSEPIECE OF A MICROSCOPE. LOW IS 4. MEDIUM IS 10HIGH IS 43
Term
 SIX BASIC STEPS:1-IDENTIFY THE ________________ IN THE FORM OF A QUESTION
Definition
 PROBLEM
Term
 SIX BASIC STEPS:2-______________________: GATHER INFORMATION, RESEARCH AND FORM A _________________________________
Definition
 HYPOTHESISSUGGESTED TESTABLE SOLUTION
Term
 SIX BASIC STEPS:3-___________________: DESIGN AND PERFORM AN ______________________
Definition
 EXPERIMENTATIONEXPERIMENT
Term
 THREE KEY PARTS TO AN EXPERIMENT
Definition
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