Scientific Inquiry Set 3

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Flask
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This is a container used for storage of chemical solutions
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Fume Hood
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This is a large table with an air vent and protective glass shield, used for working with hazardous chemicals and microorganisms
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Graduated Cylinder
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This is a container used for measurement of the volume of a liquid.
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Graph
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This is an image obtained by plotting all the points of an equation or inequality. A visual representation of scientific data.
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Hazardous Waste
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This is any unwanted by-products remaining in the environment and posing a potential hazard to human health or life.
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Hypothesis
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This is a prediction of the outcome of scientific processes based on analysis.
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Independent variable
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This is the manipulated variable in an experiment or study whose presence or degree determines the change in the dependent variable. When graphed this is graphed usually on the horizontal axis.
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Inference
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This is the process of making a prediction, based on the results of prior observations of similar events.
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Inquiry
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This is the act of trying to find the answer to an unknown question by use of experimentation and research
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Interpolation
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This is the process of predicting the value of an unknown data point within the range of a set of known data points
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Investigation
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This is the method of researching or studying a topic. Examination, inquiry
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Kilogram
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This is the standard SI (metric) unit of mass
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Lab Apron
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This is what is worn during scientific investigations to protect the clothes and body
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Lab Safety
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This is the act of being responsible while working on a scientific investigation following directions wearing apron and goggles knowing the location of emergency equipment etc
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liter
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This is a unit of volume in the metric system

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