BIOLOGY TEST

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BIOLOGY TEST
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  1. science
    body of knowledge gained through study or practice.
  2. biology
    study of life and living thigs
  3. chemistry
    study of substances that make up the universe
  4. physics
    study of things that occur naturally
  5. earth science (geosciences)
    study of planet earth
  6. zoology
    study of animals
  7. study of plants
    botany
  8. study of insects
    entomology
  9. study of birds
    ornithology
  10. study of mammals
    mamalogy
  11. study of fish
    ichthyology
  12. study of organisms and their environment
    ecology
  13. study of substances that make up life
    biochemistry
  14. natural, element carbon
    organic
  15. not natural
    inorganic
  16. four area of physics
    • energy
    • motion
    • forces
    • electricity
  17. three brances of chemistry
    • biochemistry
    • organic chemistry
    • inorganic chemistry
  18. 7 brances of biology
    • zoology
    • botany
    • entomology
    • ornithology
    • mammalogy
    • ichthyology
    • ecology
  19. three brances of earth science
    • geology
    • atmospheric
    • oceanography
  20. study of rocks and formation
    geology
  21. includes weather
    atmospheric
  22. study of ocean
    oceanography
  23. using one or more of 5 senses
    observation
  24. data is only useful if it can be
    measured
  25. testable statement
    hypothesis
  26. a statement is testable if
    evidence can be gathered that supprts or refutes the statement
  27. process of testing a hypothesis by carrying out data gathering procedures
    experimenting
  28. based on comparison of a control group with an experimental group in which only the variable to be tested is changed
    controlled experiment
  29. group in which all variables remain constant
    control group
  30. group that independent variable is changed
    experimental group
  31. what you are testing, the 1 thing different between the control group and experimental group
    independent variable
  32. is any change which occurs due to the independent variable or results of experiment
    dependent variable
  33. determining whether data is reliable or determine if data supports or refuses hypothesis
    analyze data
  34. draw a conclusion based on facts not opinion
    inferring
  35. writing in scientific journals, record on internet, so on
    can lead to a new hypothesis
    report your results
  36. a logical process you use to solve problems
    scientific method
  37. scientific method steps
    • form a question
    • make oberservation
    • form a hypothesis
    • experiment
    • infer (check order)
    • analyze results (check order)
    • report results

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