ch. 1 Vocab Science

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Ch. 1 Vocab
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  1. SCIENCE
    A way of learning more about the natural world.
  2. SCIENTIFIC THEORY
    An attempt to explain a pattern observed repeatedly in the natural world.
  3. SCIENTIFIC LAW
    A rule that describes a pattern in a nature.
  4. SYSTEM
    A collection of structures, cycles, and processes that relate to and interact with each other.
  5. LIFE SCIENCE
    The study of living systems and the ways in which they interact.
  6. EARTH SCIENCE
    The study of Earth systems and the systems in space.
  7. PHYSICAL SCIENCE
    The study of matter and energy.
  8. TECHNOLOGY
    The practical use of science to develop technology.
  9. HYPOTHESIS
    A reasonable and educated possible answer based on what you know and what you observe.
  10. INFER
    To draw a conclusion based on what you observe.
  11. CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT
    Involves changing 1 factor and observing its effect on another while keeping all other factors constant.

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