There is a variety of scientific equipment and apparatus for each scientific experiment. One needs to use them properly so the measurements taken are accurate. You will be presented with a variety of situations related to using scientific apparatus and handling data.
It is essential that scientific data are both accurate and precise:
- Accuracy is how close to the true value of a quantity the measurement is.
- Precision is the degree to which the results recorded will be the same if the experiment is to be reproduced under the exact same conditions.