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Bio Ch 1 Hockett

biology the study of living things and once-living things
Celsius a scale in which scientists measure temperature
control a standard for comparing results
data the recorded facts or measurements from an experiment
experiment testing a hypothesis with a series of steps with controlled conditions
hypothesis a statement that can be tested
International System of Units a measuring system based units (SI)
kilogram an SI unit of mass
light microscope uses visible light and a system of lenses to magnify images of small samples
meter SI unit of length
Scientific method a series of steps used to solve problems
stereomicroscope used for viewing large objects and things through which light cannot pass
technology the use of scientific discoveries to solve everyday problems
theory a hypothesis that has been tested again and again by many scientists
variable something that causes changes observed in an experiment
volume the amount of space an object occupies
Created by: hockettd