|Information about the natural world gathered through the senses and/or scientific instruments.
|Measurements or observations collected and recorded in an experiment or investigation.
|An organized scientific study of the natural world that may include making observations, asking questions, gathering information, analyzing data, summarizing results, drawing conclusions, and/or communicating results.
|An explanation based on past experience or evidence that is not directly observed.
|To state what one thinks will happen under certain conditions based on data or observation.
|When a scientist predicts the answer to the scientific question.
|A scientific test or procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions to answer a scientific question.
|Anything that can change in an experiment.
|A group in a scientific experiment that serves as a reference for comparison to the experimental group; A group that is untreated by the factor being tested.
|An explanation about what the data from an investigation showed.