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Bio CH1

Biology CH1 The Study of Life

biology the study of living and once-living things
Celsius a scale with which scientists measure temperature
control a standard for comparing results
data the recorded facts or measurements from an experiment
experiment testing a hypothesis using a series of steps with controlled conditions
hypothesis a statement that can be tested
International System of Units a measuring system based on units of 10
kilogram an SI unit of mass
light microscope light passes through the object being looked at and then through two or more lenses
meter an 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, with similar results each time
variable something that causes the changes observed in an experiment
volume the amount of space a substance occupies