Simple Science List

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Experimenta test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.
Observationan act or instance of viewing or noting a fact or occurrence for some scientific or other special purpose
Hypothesisa proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena
Procedurethe sequence of actions or instructions to be followed in solving a problem or accomplishing a task.
Resultsomething that happens as a consequence
Conclusionthe last main division of a discourse, usually containing a summing up of the points and a statement of opinion or decisions reached.
Organisma form of life composed of mutually interdependent parts that maintain various vital processes.
Genusthe usual major subdivision of a family or subfamily in the classification of organisms, usually consisting of more than one species.
Speciesthe major subdivision of a genus or subgenus, regarded as the basic category of biological classification, composed of related individuals that resemble one another, are able to breed among themselves, but are not able to breed with members of another species.
Binomial nomenclaturea system of nomenclature in which each species is given a unique name that consists of a generic and a specific term.