Terms & Definitions - Module 1
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
The correct answer is indicated by the "===============".
  1. Based on a series of competent observations, multiple observers are in agreement about a certain phenomenon.
    1. Fact ===============
    2. Hypothesis
    3. Law
    4. Scientific method
    5. Theory

  2. A statement about a relationship between natural quantities. The statement has been tested many times, and has not been contradicted.
    1. Fact
    2. Hypothesis
    3. Law ===============
    4. Scientific method
    5. Theory

  3. A framework that includes many well-tested and verified hypotheses about one or more aspects of the natural world.
    1. Fact
    2. Hypothesis
    3. Law
    4. Scientific method
    5. Theory ===============

  4. A systematic methodology for gathering, organizing and applying knowledge.
    1. Fact
    2. Hypothesis
    3. Law
    4. Scientific method ===============
    5. Theory

  5. An educated guess or explanation for an observation or experimental result. Not yet fully accepted as fact.
    1. Fact
    2. Hypothesis ===============
    3. Law
    4. Scientific method
    5. Theory


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