Physical Science Chapter 1

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Physical Science Chapter 1
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  1. A system of knowledge based on facts and principles
    Science
  2. The application of science to meet human needs
    Technology
  3. A tested possible explanation, of a natural event
    Scientific Theory
  4. A summary of an observed natural event
    Scientific law
  5. applying logic and reason to observations and conclusions
    Critical thinking
  6. A series of logical steps to follow in order to solve problems
    Scientific Method
  7. anything that can change in an experiment
    variable
  8. The straight-line distance between two points
    length
  9. a measure of a quantity of matter in an object
    mass
  10. a measure of space such as the capcity of a container
    Volume
  11. the force of which gravity pulls on quantity of matter
    weight
  12. a value written as a simple number multiplied by a power of 10
    Scientific notation
  13. the degree of exactness of a measurement
    precision
  14. the digits in measurements that are known with certainly
    significant figures
  15. the extent to which measurement approaches the true value
    accuracy

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