Chapter 1 Science Voc Words

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Chapter 1 Science Voc Words
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  1. the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth and the processes that shape the Earth
    geology
  2. the scientific study of the sea
    oceanography
  3. the scientific study of the Earth's atmosphere, especially in relation to weather and climate
    meteorology
  4. the study of the universe
    astronomy
  5. a series of steps followed to solve problems
    scientific method
  6. an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations and that can be tested
    hypothesis
  7. a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or workings of an object, system, or concept
    model
  8. an explanation that ties together many hypotheses and observations
    theory
  9. the basic unit of length in the SI (symbol, m)
    meter
  10. a measure of the size of a body or region in three-dimensional space
    volume
  11. a measure of the amount of matter in an object
    mass
  12. a measure of how hot or cold something is
    temperature
  13. a measusre of the size of a surface or a region
    area
  14. the ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance
    density

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