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ch 1 vocab

life science The study of living things.
scientific methods A series of problems followed to solve problems
hypothesis an explanation that is based on scientific research or observations
controlled experiment an experiment that tests only one factor
variable A factor that changes in an experiment in order to test a hypothesis
model a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show a structure.
theory an explanation that ties together hypothesis, or observations.
law a summary of many experimental results.
technology The application of science for practical purposes.
compound light microscope an instrument that magnifies small objects.
electron microscope A microscope that focuses on beams of electron.
area a measure of the size of a surface or a region.
volume a measure of the size of a body or region.
mass a measure of the amount of matter in an object.
temperature a measure of how hot or cold something is.
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