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Unit 1a.1

Unit 1a.1 Science Inquiry Key Terms part 1 for 2018 - 2019

Causality The relationship between something that happens or exists and the thing that causes it
Cause A person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result
Effect Something that is produced by a cause (or agency); result; consequence:
Structure The arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex (How all the parts of something fit together to make it)
Function The special purpose or activity for which a thing exists or is used (What something does or how it works)
System A group of related parts that move or work together
Scale Used to describe a model, drawing, etc., in which all of the parts of something relate to each other in the same way that they do in the larger form
Proportion Comparative relation between things or magnitudes as to size, quantity, number, etc.; ratio
Stability The condition of being reliable or unlikely to change suddenly or greatly
Change To make or become different
Matter Any substance which has mass and occupies space
Energy The ability to do work
Patterns A combination of qualities, acts, tendencies, etc., forming a consistent or characteristic arrangement
Gathering To collect things together.
Reasoning The action of thinking about something in a logical, sensible way
Communicating the act of sharing or exchanging information
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