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  1. experiments

    An experiment is a procedure carried out to support or refute a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy or likelihood of something previously untried. Experiments provide insight into cause-and-effect by demonstrating what outcome occurs when a particular factor is manipulated. Experiments vary greatly in goal and scale but always rely on repeatable procedure and logical analysis of the results. There also exist natural experimental studies. A child may carry out basic experiments to understand how things fall to the ground, while teams of scientists may take years of systematic investigation to advance their understanding of a phenomenon. Experiments and other types of hands-on activities are very important to student learning in the science classroom. Experiments can raise test scores and help a student become more engaged and interested in the material they are learning, especially when used over time. Experiments can vary from personal and informal natural comparisons (e.g. tasting a range of chocolates to find a favorite), to highly controlled (e.g. tests requiring complex apparatus overseen by many scientists that hope to discover information about subatomic particles). Uses of experiments vary considerably between the natural and human sciences. Experiments typically include controls, which are designed to minimize the effects of variables other than the single independent variable. This increases the reliability of the results, often through a comparison between control measurements and the other measurements. Scientific controls are a part of the scientific method. Ideally, all variables in an experiment are controlled (accounted for by the control measurements) and none are uncontrolled. In such an experiment, if all controls work as expected, it is possible to conclude that the experiment works as intended, and that results are due to the effect of the tested variables.

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  1. experiments

    The trials or applications of any kind of military machines in order to ascertain their practical qualities and uses.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'experiments' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3295

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of experiments in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of experiments in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of experiments in a Sentence

  1. William Halford:

    All these rules came from decades ago ; we had the Tuskegee experiments and the horrible experimentation during World War II in Germany.

  2. Blaine Pfeifer:

    There’s still a series of experiments and tests that must be completed before a final new drug is available. Having said that, the goal would be to use the new analogs of erythromycin against those bacteria that have developed resistance to the original compound.

  3. D Duane Steward PhD:

    The ultimate lesson to prohibition is two-fold. Watch out for solutions that end up worse than the problems they set out to solve, and remember the Constitution is no place for experiments, noble or otherwise.” – D. Duane Steward, PhD

  4. Jay Hauser:

    If we find something that looks like it could be dark matter at the LHC, we would try to measure as much as we can about it … and hopefully get hints of how to detect it directly in other experiments.

  5. De Palma:

    All are fascinating experiments that turned out quite well.

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