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Science is the investigation and exploration of natural events and the new information that results from those investigations.
observation is using one or more of your senses to gather information and take note what occurs
inference is a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge
hypothesis is a observation that can be tested by an investagation
prediction is a statement of what will happen in the next sequence or events
technology the practical use of scientific knowledge for industrial use
scientific theory is an explnation of events based on knowledge gained from many investagations
scientific law a pattern that is always true
critical thinking compairing what you know to what informatorn you are given to discribe if you agree with it
law of conservation of energy energy can be transformed but not created or destroyed
energy transfer when energy goes from one object to an other
energy transformation when one form of energy is converted to another form of energy
renewable resorsis things you can you can use over and over agean
temperature how hot or cold something is
heat is the movement of thermal energy
conduction the transfer of thermal energy
radiation the transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves
convection transfer of thermal partials
vaporization when liquid to gas
motion the proses of changing position
reference point the starting point of you describing the motion of an object
distance the total length of your path
displacement the distance between your starting position and your final position
speed the time it took to get from one point to an other
velocity is the speed and direction of an object's motion
acceleration is the measure of the change in velocity during a period of time
inertia to resist to change motion
newton's first law of motion if the net force on an object is 0 the motion is 0
newton's second law of motion an object in motion stays in motion
newton's third law of motion an object at rest stays at rest
force pair forces with the same motion to one an other
power to move something
work to use energy in an activity
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