CH 1 Vocab Science

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CH 1 Vocab Science
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  1. The study of things
    Science
  2. An attempt to explain a pattern observed repeatedly in the natural world is called a scientific theory
    scientific theory
  3. A rule that describes a pattern in nature
    scientific law
  4. A 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 is called
    Life science
  6. The study of the Earth systems and the systems in space
    Earth Science
  7. The study of matter and energy
    physical science
  8. practical use of science or applied science
    Technology
  9. reasonable and educated possible answer based on what you know and what you know and what you know and what you observe
    hypothesis
  10. to draw a conclusion based on what you observe
    infer
  11. changing one factor and observing its effect on another while keeping all other factors constant
    controlled experiment
  12. factors that can be changed in an experiment
    variable
  13. the variable that is changed in an experiment
    independent variable
  14. variable that changes as a result of change in the independent variable
    dependent variable
  15. variables that are not changed in an experiment
    constant
  16. any representation of an object or an event used as a tool for under standing 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. observations
    data

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