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What is science?
Science is a way of knowing about the physical world.
Why are patterns important in Science?
They help you to form a hypothesis and to help show you what might happen next.
What is a theory?
A hypothesis that explains many observations and leads to predictions that are supported by experiments.
What is the research method?
A frequently used method to answer scientific questions.
Define process of science.
the way in which scientists uncover things
Define continuity of life.
Genetic similarities passed down to offspring ensures that they will adapt well to their environment.
Define homeostasis.
The ability for your body to maintain steady living conditions.
Define hypothesis.
An educated guess about something/how it works.
Define variable.
A condition in an experiment that is different while the other conditions remain the same.
Define control.
It gives you a comparison of what a normal condition would do to the affect.
What are the three different types of microscopes?
1. Light Microscope

2. Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)

3. Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)