# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Phy science PC 9-10
ch 1 test review
30
Science
09/07/2010

Term
 hypothesis
Definition
 -educated guess
Term
 dependent
Definition
 -variable which is affected by the experiment
Term
 independent
Definition
 -variable that one changes in an experiment
Term
 milli
Definition
 -prefix which means 1/1000
Term
 bar
Definition
 -type of graph best for comparing individual sets of data
Term
 pie
Definition
 -type of graph used to compare parts with the whole
Term
 variable
Definition
 -something that can change is called a _______________
Term
 system international
Definition
 -the letters SI represent _____________ ________________
Term
 centi
Definition
 -which SI prefix represent 1/100
Term
 Kelvin
Definition
 -the SI unit for measuring temperature is __________________
Term
 chemistry
Definition
 -the study of matter and its changes
Term
 physics
Definition
 -the study of forces and energy
Term
 law
Definition
 -a ______________ describes a natural happening such as gravity
Term
 theory
Definition
 - a _______________ is an explanation of why something happens
Term
 base units
Definition
 -fundamental units such as meter and kilogram are called __________ ___________
Term
 derived units
Definition
 -units found by combining other units are called ________ ___________ (eg pressure)
Term
 faith
Definition
 -science starts with questions and religion starts with ______________
Term
 kilogram
Definition
 -the SI prefix for 1000 is ____________
Term
 experiments
Definition
 -when scientists ask questions, they usually do ________________ to solve a problem
Term
 conclusion
Definition
 -the part of the scientific method that answers "what did you learn?" is the ________________
Term
 procedure
Definition
 -the experiment in the scientific method is also called the __________________
Term
 accuracy
Definition
 -the feature that answers the question"how close is the number to the right answer?" is ________________
Term
 precision
Definition
 -the number feature that answers the question, "how close are the measurements to each other?" is ________________
Term
 x-axis
Definition
 -the independent variable is graphed on the __________-axis
Term
 y-axis
Definition
 -the dependent variable is graphed on the
Term
 model
Definition
 -a representation of an object or event that can be studied is called a ______________
Term
 qualitative
Definition
 -describing something with words is using a ______________ statement
Term
 quantitative
Definition
 -a _______________ statement describes what happens using numbers or measurements
Term
 labels
Definition
 -units make sense when we use _________ ex. 100 meters
Term
 purpose, procedure, data, result, conclusion
Definition
 -the five parts of the scientific method are__________________
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