The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whose effect is being studied.
The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response to manipulations of the independent variable.
Factor in an experiment that a scientist purposely keeps the same
In an experiment, the group that is not exposed to the treatment; contrasts with the experimental group and serves as a comparison for evaluating the effect of the treatment.
In an experiment, the group that is exposed to the treatment, that is, to one version of the independent variable.
Information describing color, odor, shape, or some other physical characteristic
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of something.
The gradual change in a species over time
Ability to generate offspring
the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Interdependence/ response to a stimulus
Mutual dependence between things
all life inherits information through DNA which allows them to function
relatively constant internal physical and chemical conditions that organisms maintain
The process of becoming larger
improvement in human well-being through economic advancement
The basic unit of structure and function in all living things