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MTTC - Elementary Ed


the branch of knowledge and systematic study of the universe and all it encompasses one based upon facts, observation, and experimentation science
set of principles laid out as being unquestionably true dogma
something that astrology is the perfect embodiment of; false/fake science pseudoscience
a theory that's so well confirmed, refined, tested, as to be virtually universally accepted natural law
matter can neither be created nor destroyed Law of Conservation of Mass
when forces are balanced can be seen when balancing coefficients of a chemical equation/when solving algebraic equations equilibrium
a way of representing a feature of the world in a simple, understandable way model
basic statement about the universe based on many experiments and observations law
1st made an outline for a series of steps and recommended replication to help ensure good data Ibn al-Haytham
emphasized importance of inductive and deductive reasoning Isaac Newton
The 6 Steps of the Scientific Model 1. Ask a question 2. Conduct background research 3. Form a hypothesis 4. Design & conduct experiment 5. Analyze data 6. Draw conclusion
What does ANOVA stand for? analysis of variance
compares experimental data to the results we expect to get chi-square analysis
the knowledge of key science concepts and the understanding of science processes includes the application of science in cultural, political, social, and economic issues Science Literacy
a classroom where students learn through completing their own experiments, collecting data, making conclusions, and being guided through the same basic process that scientists follow inquiry-based science environment
teaching/learning method where students seek to answer key key questions through research, the acquisition and evaluation of information, and the presentation of findings to the instructor/class as a whole project-based learning
study of how objects orbit each other orbital mechanics
generated by Earth's inner iron core protects the surface from significant amounts of solar radiation magnetic field
the movement of Earth's oceanic and continental plates affect oceans significantly plate tectonics
Ocean currents determine ________ and ____________ across the planet and deliver nutrients around the world's oceans. climate; weather
states that to have an idea and then formulate a hypothesis are essentially creative processes, driven by eons of human experience hypothetico-deductive process
science that's spurred on by scientific inquiry, the human need to explain the observed physical world; usually an attempt to explain the laws of nature by using the scientific method basic science
science that has a specific practical goal or application; designed to solve a problem; industry and governments are institutions that use this regularly applied science
___________ ____ must be true, not just probable. scientific laws
establishes once and for all the truth of the statement verification
the testing of claims to see how true they are confirmation
a measure of how close a measurement is to the true value accuracy
a measure of how close repeated measurements are to one another precision
antibiotics, genetic screening for diseases, the sequencing of the human genome; issues include problems with health care distribution on an increasingly industrialized planet health care
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