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science ch 1 test

conceptual physics

QuestionAnswer
what are some physical sciences? the study of geology,astronomy,chemistry and physics
what topics are studied in physics ? motion,forces,energy,matter,heat,sound,light and atoms
explain why physics is the basic science the ideas of physics are fundamental to more complicated sciences
what changed science in the 17th century? it was learned that matter could be analyzed,modeled and describes mathematically
what 2 factors made science so successful? mathematics and experimentation
what are the five steps of the scientific method? 1. recognize the problem 2. make a hypothesis 3. predict the hypothesis 4. perform the experiment 5. formulate the simplest general rule the organizes the main ingredients-hypothesis,prediction and experimental outcome
what is the difference between hypothesis and theory? a hypothesis has not been well tested while a theory has been well tested but they both are possible explanations
what does Giga stand for? one billion
what does Mega stand for? one million
what does Kilo stand for? one thousand
what does deci stand for? 0.1
what does centi stand for? .01
what does milli stand for? .001
what does micro stand for? .000001
Created by: katie.kraus15