Earth Science 8th Grade Chapter 1

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  1. A way of learning about the natural world.
    Science
  2. Using one or more of your senses  to gather information
    Observing
  3. To explain or interpret things that you observe.
    inferring
  4. Making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence.
    Predicting
  5. Thinking and asking questions about what you observe
    Scientific Inquiry
  6. A possible explanation for a set of observations or answers to a scientific question.
    Hypothesis
  7. A test of a hypothesis under conditions established by the scientist.
    Controlled Experiment
  8. One of the factors that can change in an experiment.
    variable
  9. The variable that a scientist changes.
    Manipulated Variable
  10. The variable that changes because of the manipulated variable.
    Responding Variable
  11. The facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observation.
    data
  12. A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of options.
    Scientific Theory
  13. A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions.
    Scientific Law
  14. The term for this knowledge about Earth and it's place in the universe.
    Earth Science
  15. A group of parts that work together as a whole.
    System
  16. The ability to do work or cause chage
    Energy
  17. What shapes earth's surface by building up mountains and land masses?
    constructive force
  18. What slowly wears away mountains and other features on earth's surface.
    Destructive Forces
  19. Scientists that study the forces that have shaped earth throughout it's long history.
    Geologists
  20. Scientist who study the earth's oceans.
    Ocean Geographer
  21. scientists who gather information about conditions in the atmosphere from around the world.
    meteorologists
  22. Scientists who study the universe beyond earth.
    Astronomers
  23. Scientists who study Earth's environment and resources.
    Environmental Scientists
  24. How people change the world around them to meet their needs or to solve a practical problem.
    Technology
  25. A person who is trained to use both technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
    Engineer
  26. What is the freezing point of each unit of temperature?
    • Celcius: 0 
    • Kelvin: 273
    • Farenheit: 32
  27. What is the boiling point on each unit of temperature?
    • Celsius: 100
    • Kelvin: 373
    • Farenheit: 212
  28. Define Volume:
    The number of cubic units and object contains.

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