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Science: Unit 1

Unit 1

Question Answer
What are the five main branches of Science? Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth Science, Astronomy.
What is the definition of zoology? The study of animals.
What is the definition of botany? The study of plants.
What is the definition of ecology? The study of the environment.
What is the definition of ichthyology? The study of fish.
Name a Science Rule. Have long hair tied back.
What's STS issues? Science, Technology,and Society.
What is the definition of Society? A group of people joined together for a common interest.
What is the definition of Science? A process of studying the world around us, as well as a body of knowledge around it.
What is the definition of Technology The application of scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
Is Science, Technology, and Society related? Yes.
What is a quantitative observation? A measurement or mass of something.
What is a qualitative observation? Describes the qualities of something.
The Metric System is also known as " Le Système International d'unites" However it is also known as the what system? The SI system.
What's the base unit and symbol for length/height/distance? Base Unit:Metre Symbol:m
What's the base unit and symbol for volume? Base Unit:Litre Symbol:L
what's the base unit and symbol for mass? Base Unit:grams Symbol:g
What's the base unit and symbol for density? Base Unit:grams/Litre Symbol:g/L
What's the base unit and symbol for temperature? Base Unit:Degrees Celsius Symbol:'C
What's the base unit and symbol for time? Base Unit: seconds/minutes/hours/years Symbol:s/min/h/a
When base unit is too small or too big for the measurement, what do we use? Prefixes.
What's the symbol and multiplier for mega? Multiplier: x1,000,000 Symbol:M
What's the symbol and multiplier for kilo? Multiplier: x1,000 Symbol:k
What's the symbol and multiplier for hecto? Multiplier: x100 Symbol:h
What's the symbol and multiplier for deca? Multiplier: x10 Symbol:da
What's the symbol and multiplier for the base unit? Multiplier: x1 Symbol:[none]
What's the symbol and multiplier for deci? Multiplier: x0.1 Symbol:d
What's the symbol and multiplier for centi? Multiplier: x0.01 Symbol:c
What's the symbol and multiplier for milli? Multiplier: x0.001 Symbol:m
What is the acronym for the prefixes? King Henry Died By Drinking Chocolate Milk
Do this equation: 7000 mL = ____ L ? 7L
What are variables? Factors that can influence the outcome of the experiment.
What's the difference between an experimental variable and just a variable? Experimental variables are used to experiment the outcome of the experiment.
What's a hypothesis? Is your prediction of what's going to happen in your experiment.
What's the definition of Observing? To examine or watch carefully.
What's the definition of Classifying? To group things together based on similarities.
What's the definition of Estimating? To roughly determine the nature or outcome of something.
What's the definition of Organizing Data? Putting data together so they can be discussed.
What's the definition of Recording Info? Info such as measurements and observations are Data, they can be recorded as notes, tables, etc.
What's the definition of Analyzing Data? Examining data and looking for the patterns.
What's the definition of Interpreting Data? Explaining the meaning of your Data.
What's the definition of Measuring? To give exact info about height, length, mass, volume, and temperature.
What's the definition of Predicting? Determining what might happen based on observations.
What's the definition of Making Inferences? Explaining things based on observations.
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