ch.1 vocabulary

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  1. is a way to learning more about the natural world
  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. is a collection of structures, cycle, and progress that relate to and interact with each other
  5. the study of living system and the way in which they interact is
    life science
  6. the study of earth system and the system in space
    earth science
  7. the study of matter and energy is
    physical science
  8. is the practice use of science
  9. is a reasonable and educated possible answer based on what you know and what you observe
  10. means to draw a conclusion based on what you observe
  11. involves changing one factor and observing its effect on other while keeping all other factors constant
    controlled experiment
  12. are factors that can be changed in an experiment
  13. the variable that changed in an experiment is
    independent variable
  14. changes as a result os a change in the independent variable
    dependent variable
  15. the variable that are not changed in an experiment
  16. is any representation of an object or an event used as a tool for understanding the natural word
  17. means combinig what you already know with the new facts that you are giving to decide if you should agree with somethimg
    critical thinking
  18. aa sientific investigation always contain observation often called
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ch.1 vocabulary
physical science vocabulary words
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