Science Matter and Energy Ch 1

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  1. substance of physical world; anything that can be tasted touched or smelled
    matter
  2. most important attribute of matter, property of matter that makes it resist changes in motion
    inertia
  3. ability to do work
    energy
  4. Branches of physical Science
    • Mechanics
    • Thermodynamics
    • Acoustics
    • Electrostatics
    • Electrodynamics
    • Electronics
  5. study of the composition and interactions of matter
    Chemistry
  6. study of interactions between matter and energy, also known as "the foundational science"
    Physics
  7. focuses on substances containing the chemical element carbon
    organic chemistry
  8. focuses on substances that do not contain carbon
    inorganic chemistry
  9. orderly process by which scientists investigate the secrets of nature
    scientific method
  10. law of cause and effect
    Principle of causality
  11. logic error in which a conclusion is not a logical consequence of the evidence that the conclusion is supposedly based on
    non sequitur
  12. amount of gravitational pull on an object
    weight
  13. the amount of matter/inertia in an object
    mass
  14. "language of Science"
    mathematics
  15. science put to use
    technology
  16. set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship between quantities
    equation
  17. close measurement that reflects the actual value
    accuracy
  18. the repeatability of a measurement
    precision
  19. simplified method that's used to express very large or very small numbers
    scientific notation
  20. FPS
    Foot Pound Second system
  21. S.I.
    System International
  22. length
    meter
  23. capacity, volume
    liter
  24. mass, weight
    kilogram
  25. time
    second
  26. most nations use what temperature scale
    Celsius scale
  27. measures absolute temperature
    Kelvin Scale

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Science Matter and Energy Ch 1
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