Chapter 1 Science Vocab- AH

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Chapter 1 Science Vocab- AH
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  1. The way of learning about the natural world
    Science
  2. An attempt to explain a pattern observed repeatedly in the natural world
    Scientific Theory
  3. A rule that describes a pattern in nature
    Scientific Law
  4. Collection of structures, cycles, and processes that relate to and interact with each other.
    System
  5. The study of living systems and the ways in which they interact
    Life Science
  6. The study of Earth systems and the systems in space
    Earth Science
  7. The study of matter and energy
    Physical Science
  8. The practical use of science, or applied science.
    Technology
  9. Reasonable and educated possible answer based on what you know and what you observe.
    Hypothesis
  10. To draw a conclusion based on what you observed.
    Infer
  11. An experiment involving changing one factor and observing its effect on another while keeping all factors constant.
    Controlled Experiment.
  12. Factors that can be changed in an expierement.
    Variables
  13. The variable that is changed in an expierement.
    Independent Variable
  14. The variable that changes as a result of a change in the independent variable.
    Dependent Variable.
  15. The variables not changed in an expierement
    Constants
  16. Any representation of an object or an event used as a tool for understanding the natural world
    Model
  17. Combining what you already know with the new facts that you are given to decide if you should agree with something.
    Critical Thinking
  18. Information gathered during a scientific investigation and can be recorded in the form of descriptions, graphs, or drawings.
    Data

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