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MBFNB Science Ch 1

Thinking Like a Scientist Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Life Science/Biology is the study of all living things, like plants, animals, and even single-cell organisms
Earth Science deals with Earth and space-things like planets, stars, and rocks, studies non living things and their history
Physical Science is all about matter and energy, the most basic building blocks of the universe, it includes physics and chemistry
Physics studies how energy interacts with matter
Chemistry studies matter and how it transforms
Scientific Inquiry the process used by scientists to research a question
Hypothesis a prediction or proposed explanation that can be tested
Observation using all of your senses and scientific instruments to describe a thing or event
Conclusion the findings of your scientific investigation
Quantitative information or data based on countable measurements of something
Qualittative information based on the qualities of something
Measurement has both a unit and a number
Background Research looks at findings of past scientists to predict what will happen in an experiment
Model a representation of something that's too small or too big or too expensive to observe in real life
Physical Model a physical representation, ex: globe or diorama
Computer Model an electronic simulation, ex: simulation of changing weather patterns or 3-D simulations of people or places
Mathematical Models using math equations to represent something, ex: like the equation of a line or a business using past costs to predict future costs
Law describes WHAT happens under certain conditons
Thoery an explanation of WHY something happens-based on years of testing of representation
Created by: EricaJ13