Chemistry Ch1 Vocab

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  1. the study of compounds containing carbon
    organic chemistry
  2. a logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientific problem; Steps...
    Scientific Method
  3. steps of the scientific method
    • observation
    • testing
    • hypothesis
    • developing theories
  4. the study of substances that don't contain carbon
    inorganic chemistry
  5. the area of chemistry that focuses on processes that take place in organisms
    Biochemistry
  6. information obtained through the senses. It often involves mesurment
    Observation
  7. the area of chemistry that focuses on the composition of matter
    Analytical chemistry
  8. factors in an experiment that are kept the same
    constant
  9. the area of chemsitry that deals with the mechanism, the rate, and the energy transfer that occurs when matter undergoes a change
    physical chemistry
  10. the factor that is controled
    control
  11. the study of the composition of matter and the changes it undergoes
    chemistry
  12. an inclination that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question or erperiment
    bias
  13. anything that has mass and takes up space
    matter
  14. a repeatable procedure that is used to test a hypothesis
    experiment
  15. the means by which a society provides its members with those things needed and desired
    technology
  16. the process of arriving at a conclusion because of data
    inference
  17. describes the world of objects that can be seen only with the aid of magnification
    microscopic
  18. a well tested explanation for a broad set of observations
    theory
  19. describes the world of objects that are large enough to see with the naked eye
    macroscopic
  20. the variable that is observed during an experiment
    dependent variable
  21. research that is directed toward a practical goal or application
    applied chemistry
  22. the variable that is changed during an experiment
    independent variable
  23. the pursuit of chemical knowledge for its own sake
    Pure Chemistry
  24. systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through experiments
    science
  25. information from an experiment that is collected
    data

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