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Scientific Knowledge

What do you know about Science?

geology the study of rocks and the earth (geo=earth / ology= the study of)
chemistry The study of matter (chem = changes)
biology the study of living things (bio=life, ology= study of)
physics study of how things interact in the physical world
laboratory the place where experiments can be done under controlled conditions.
field a place to make observations in natural environments
law a description of how things are related in the natural world
theory and explanation of things that is well-supported and widely accepted
in order for a scientific idea to change new evidence must be found, debated, and widely agreed upon.
to change somethings modification
Consensus when scientist agree on an idea
Widely accepted scientific ideas depend on this empirical evidence
empirical evidence the body of proof that all scientific ideas are based on
independent variable the thing being tested in an experiment. It can usually be found in the hypothesis
dependent variable the thing being changed by the independent variable
besides the independent variable, everything else in an experiment must be Constant
Scientist only change theories when they get new evidence
Created by: aureliusii