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7th Grade Science

Chapter 1 Quiz 9/3

Science Knowledge gained from careful systematic investigation of the natural world
Life Science Knowledge gained when scientific investigation is applied to living things
Name 3 Characteristics of thinking like a scientist Be curious and ask questions, use caution realizing that science has limitations and make commitments to certain presuppostions
Name 4 limitations of Science Deals only with observables, cannot prove universal negatives, cannot make value judgements cannot provide final answers
Worldview The perspective from which a person interprets all evidence in life
Christian Worldview The belief that the Bible is the word of God and is the only completely reliable thing in this world.
Dominion Mandate the charge that God gave to humans to exercise stewardship over the earth
Final Answer An answer that is absolutely true and never needs to be revised or corrected
Observation information gathered by using one's senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste
Presupposition something assumed to be true without requiring convincing proof
Scientism belief that scientific observation is the only way to learn about the world
Universal Negative statement that excludes everything: uses words like "all or none"
Value Judgement a decision regarding the rightness or the worth of something
Inference a decision or logical conclusion based on available evidence (the evidence is based on observation)
Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom
Name 3 reasons to study Life Science and also the Christian worldview To declare God's Glory, to see the effects of sin, To see God's redemption
Fall Man's first sin and and the curse that resulted from that sin
One of the ways humans can declare the glory of God is by being like him. True or False True
Which of the following can be studied using the scientific methoed. A. the existence of angels B. the effect of Sunlight on plant growth C. the Resurrection of JesusD. the origin of life B. The effect of sunlight on plant growth
The statement that "there are no sea serpents alive today" is an example of a: A. scientific fact B. hypothesis C. biblical truth D. Universal Negative D. Universal Negative
A strong belief that affects ones judgement presupposition
What a person believes about the world, and it will affect how he interprets it. Worldview
Which of the following is not one of the three components of a biblical worldview: A. Creation B. The Fall C. the Exodus D. Redemption C. The Exodus
What is the difference between observation and inference? Observation is what the scientist does when gathering facts then inference is made using the facts gathered.
Name the most important beliefs that a Christian scientist must have. The Bible is the Word of God and the only completely reliable thing in this world.
What is the superiority of God's greatness and goodness over all his Creatures called? The glory of God
What is the Scriptural basis for the Dominion Mandate? Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the earth. Genesis 1:28
Does the Dominion Mandate allow us to use creation any way we like? It calls us to the responsibilty mankind has to govern creation. God expects us to imitate him in how he would treat his creation.
Why did God curse his creation? Because Adam and Eve disobeyed him
2 Effects caused by the fall Physical effects of sickness and death and mental effects of evidenced when Adam lied about eating the apple
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