Key Terms from Glossary


Introduction to Glossary
  • The glossary activity module allows participants to create and maintain a list of definitions.
  • The auto-linking feature will highlight any word in the course which is located in the glossary.
  • Student can post their comment on each Key-Term from glossary.
Completion Information
  • For successful completion of glossary activity, student must carefully browse it
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Question:

scientific method

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:35 AM)
Answer:

a method that typically begins with an observation and question that the scientist will research; next, the scientist typically performs some research about the topic and then devises a hypothesis; then, the scientist will test the hypothesis by performing an experiment; finally, the scientist analyzes the results of the experiment and draws a conclusion


Question:

second

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:35 AM)
Answer:

the SI unit for time, abbreviated (s)


Question:

SI units

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:35 AM)
Answer:

the international system of units that scientists in most countries have agreed to use; includes units such as meters, liters, and grams


Question:

significant figures

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:36 AM)
Answer:

express the precision of a measuring tool used to measure a value