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Chapter 1 vocab

Chemistry the study of the composition of matter and the changes that matter undergoes
Organic chemistry the study of chemicals that contain carbon
Inorganic chemistry the study of chemicals that does not contain carbon
Biochemistry the study of processes that is concerned with the chemistry of living organisms
Analytical chemistry the study of chemistry that is concerned with the composition of matter
Matter anything that has mass and occupies space
Physical chemistry study of mechanism, the rate, and the energy transfer that occurs when matter undergoes a change
Pure chemistry the pursuit of chemistry knowledge for its own sake
Applied chemistry research that is directed toward a practical goal or application
Technology the means by which a society provides its members with those things needed and desired
Macroscopic describes objects that are large enough to see with the unaided eye
Microscopic describes objects that can be seen only under magnification
Biotechnology applies science to the production of biological products or processes
Pollutant material found in air, water, or soil that is harmful to humans or other organisms
Scientific method a logical approach to the solution of scientific problems
Observation information obtained directly by using your senses
Hypothesis a proposed explanation for what is observed
Experiment a method of testing a hypothesis
Manipulated variable variable that one changes during an experiment
Responding variable variable that is observed during an experiment
Theory a well-tested explanation for a broad set of observations
Scientific law describes many observations but does not explain them
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