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Chemistry 1.1 vocab

introduction to chem

chemistry science concerned with the composition of matter and the changes that matter undergoes
organic chemistry the study of essentially all chemicals containing carbon
pure chemistry the pursuit of chemical knowledge for its own sake
analytical chemistry field of chemistry that is concerned with the composition of matter
theory a well-tested explaination for a broad set of observations
biochemistry field of chemistry that is concerned with the chemistry of living organisms
observation information obtained directly by using your senses
hypothesis a proposed explaination for what is observed
scientific method logical approach to the solution of scientific problems
experiment a method of testing a hypothesis
scientific law describes many observations but does not explain them
technology the means by which a society provides its members with those things needed and desired
microscopic describe an object that can be seen only under magnification
biotechnology applies science to the production of biological products or processes
manipulated variable variable that one changes during an experiment
Created by: akeefe