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Science
process of observing and studying things in our world
Earth Science
study of earth and space
Geology
study of ear, its matter and the processes that form and change the earth
meterology
study of weather, the forces and processes that cause weather
astronomy
study of objects in space including stars, planets, comets and galaxies
oceanography
study of earths oceans
technology
use of scientific discoveries to satisfy human needs and wants
scientific method
series of planned steps to solve problems
hypothesis
educated guess
variable
changeable factor in an experiment
control
standard for comparison
theory
explanation backed by results obtained from repeated tests
law
rule of nature that describes the behavior of something in nature
SI
international system
life science
deals with all living things on earth
chemistry
studies the elements and/or composition of matter
physics
study of matter and energy and the interactions between the two forces
curiosity
driving force of the scientific method
observation
gives us our base of knowledge
four science
chemistry, physics, life science, and earth science
technology
impoves quality of life, transferable from one area to another, use in space and then downsized for use on earth
effects of technology
computer, robotics, and satellites, etc