IPS Exam Study Guide
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2. Gather Information.
3. Form Hypothesis.
5. Perform Experiment.
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Inference- a conclusion based upon known observations.
Hypothesis- A proposed solution to a scientific problem.
Control Group- the group that is standard for comparison in any experiment.
Experimental Group- the group receiving the variable being tested.
Control Factors- the variables that are held constant. They are the same for both the control group and the experimental errors,
Indicator- a substance used to show the presence of another substance.
Volume- the amount of space something occupies. True of solids, liquids, and gases.
Volume Displacement Technique- quick and easy way to determine the volume of a solid or gas.
Mass- the amount of matter in a substance (true of solids, liquids, and gases).
Meniscus- the curved portion of a liquid when in a container. Must read the bottom of the meniscus at eye level for proper measurement.
Dry Sand and Air
Air divided by Sand and Air= Percentage of Air
Sand divided by Sand and Air= Percentage of Sand
Sensitivity of Balance
Change in Mass divided by the number of changes= Sensitivity of Balance
Reaction in a Bag Lab
Density, Volume, and Mass
Volume= Mass divided by Density
Mass= Density x Volume