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ch.1 Sec 1-4 vocab

ch.l Sec 1-4 vocab

life science the study of living things
scientific methods a series of steps followed to solve problems
hypothesis an explanation that is based on a prior scientific research or observation and that can be tested
controlled experiment an experiment that test only one factor at time by using a comparison of a controlled group with an experimental group.
variable a factor that changes in an experiment in order to test a hypothesis
model a representation of an object or a system
theory an explanation that ties together many hypotheses and observations
law a summary of many experimental results and observations
technology the application of science for practical purposes
compound light microscope is an instrument that magnifies small objects so that they can be seen easily
electron microscope a microscope hat focuses a beam of electrons to magnify objects
area a measure of the size of a surface or a region
volume a measure of the size of something in a three-dimensional
mass a measure of the amount of matter in an object
temperature a measure of how hot or cold something is
Created by: Alley Ross