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Tools, Rules and Measurement

control variablethe variable that does not change
dependent variablethe variable that changes as a result of a change in the independent variable, the variable that is measured
forcepsused to pick up small objects
graduated cylinderused to make accurate measurements of liquid volumes
grammetric measurement for mass
independent variablevariable that is changed in an experiment, the variable that is being studied
invalidnot valid, not correct, not true
literbasic unit of volume in the metric system
meterthe basic SI unit of length
microscope slidea small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
microscopean instrument that makes small objects look larger
petri dishused to culture bacteria; used to hold small objects
pipettean instrument used for transferring small amounts of liquid from one container to another
triple beam balancetool used to measure mass
validwell supported by facts; true
beakerA wide cylindrical glass vessel with a pouring lip, used as a laboratory container and mixing jar.
viala small closed or closable vessel especially for liquids

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College Station, TX

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