Benchmark Vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    Independent Variable
    • A. 

      Variable that is different, changed by the experimenter, and chosen to test

    • B. 

      Variable that it being measured and depends on the other

  • 2. 
    Quantitative Observations
    • A. 

      Numbers, measurement

    • B. 

      Letters, words

  • 3. 
    Forces
    • A. 

      Balanced or unbalanced

    • B. 

      Do not cause changes in motion

  • 4. 
    Testable question
    • A. 

      What is the best color shirt?

    • B. 

      How does sunlight affect plant growth?

    • C. 

      What is your favorite movie?

  • 5. 
    Types of scientific investigations
    • A. 

      Descriptive, comparative, experimental

    • B. 

      Independent, dependent variables

    • C. 

      Qualitative/quantitative data

  • 6. 
    Why should you remember Dry Mix
    • A. 

      Independent variable= x axis, dependent variable= y-axis

    • B. 

      To measure volume and mass

  • 7. 
    Mass
    • A. 

      Triple beam balance

    • B. 

      Graduated cylinder

  • 8. 
    Mm, cm, m
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Mass

  • 9. 
    Volume
    • A. 

      Beaker/graduated cylinder

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Ruler

  • 10. 
    Top of hill
    • A. 

      Greatest potential energy

    • B. 

      Greatest kinetic energy

  • 11. 
    Calculate speed
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Multiply

    • C. 

      Subtract or add

  • 12. 
    Calculate work
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Multiply

    • C. 

      Add/subtract

  • 13. 
    Spring scale
    • A. 

      Measures force in newtons

    • B. 

      Measures distance in grams

    • C. 

      Measures time in seconds

  • 14. 
    Reduce force but increase distance
    • A. 

      Pulley and inclined plane

    • B. 

      Forces

  • 15. 
    Heat transfer
    • A. 

      Hot to cold

    • B. 

      Cold to hot

  • 16. 
    Plant growth was measured every day for 7 days. Data Table Day           Growth 1                   2 cm 2                   4 cm 3                   5 cm 4                   5 cm 5                   7 cm 6                   8 cm 7                  10 cm
    • A. 

      Independent variable: different days Dependent variable: growth

    • B. 

      Independent variable: growth, Dependent variable: different days

  • 17. 
    Safety equipment
    • A. 

      Goggles, eyewash, fire extinguisher

    • B. 

      Beaker, thermometer, triple beam balance

  • 18. 
    Joules
    • A. 

      Unit for speed

    • B. 

      Unit for work

  • 19. 
    Calculate net force
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Multiply

    • C. 

      Add or subtract

  • 20. 
    Carrying a backpack
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      No work

  • 21. 
    Pushing a box forward some distance
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      No work