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Science Test #1

Chapter 1

Law A theory that has survived many tests and is still true. a law sumarizes observed experimental facts.
Serendipity means makeing a fortunate discovery by accident, or to happen by accident. Serendipity is important in science because many discoveries have been made by accident.
Control The experimental setup without the varialbe (normal circumstances)
Variable The factor being tested
Number 1 Saftey Rule Folowing directions
Goal of Science The goal of science is to understand the world around us.
7 steps of scientific method 1 state the problem, 2 gather info about the prob. 3 Form a hypothesis, 4 Perform experiments 2 test the hypoth.5 record+analayze the data, 6 state a conclusion, 7 repeat
3 Branches of Science Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth Science
Theory The most logical explanation for events that occur in nature
What levels do scientists ask questions on? Microscopic, Macroscopic, Global
Micro Small, Tiny, Little
Macro Big
Some Microscopic topics bacteria, cells, viruses, atoms
Some Macroscopic topics people, places, things
Some Global topics Weather, Pollutants, Global warming, Air, Water, Outer Space
LIFE SCIENCE about living things, cells, plants. animals, humans, ecosystems, health, sea life, heredity, genes, DNA
EARTH SCIENCE anything 2 do w/the earth, volcanos, oceans, weather, rocks, space, land, fossils
PHYSICAL SCIENCE Matter, Energy, How things form. what things are made up of, how things change, chemicals, sound, light, electricity, magnetism, elements, gravity, friction, motion, force
Data recorded observations and/or measurements
Created by: bududa