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What is an inference?

An inference is a conclusion based on evidence about events that have already.

What is a scientific prediction?

A prediction is a forecast about what may happen in the future.

What is an experiment?

An experiment is a fair test driven by a hypothesis.

What is a hypothesis?

A hypothesis is a prediction about the relationship between variables. It is an educated guess.

What can variables do to an experiment?

Variables can change the outcome of an experiment.

What is a manipulated variable?

A manipulated variable is the factor in an experiment that is changed by the person doing the experiment.

What is a responding variable?

A responding variable is a factor in an experiment that changes when a manipulated variable is changed.