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SCIENCE
A WAY TO GATHER AND ORGANIZE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NATURAL WORLD
SCIENCE
COLLECTION OF FACTS ABOUT THE NATURAL WORLD AROUND YOU
DATA
INFORMATION GAINED BY RESEARCH OR EXPERIMENTATION
CONSTANTS
FACTORS IN AN EXPERIMENT THAT ARE KEPT THE SAME THROUGHOUT THE EXPERIMENT
VARIABLE
THE FACTOR THAT IS CHANGED BY THE PERSON DOING THE EXPERIMENT
SCIENTIFIC METHOD
PROCEDURE OR TECHNIQUE USED BY SCIENTISTS TO INVESTIGATE A QUESTION THEY MAY HAVE
FACT
AN AGREEMENT ABOUT MANY OBSERVATIONS MADE BY QUALIFIED SCIENTISTS
SCIENTIFIC THEORY
AN IDEA THAT EXPLAINS WHY AND HOW SOMETHING HAPPENS
MODELS
PHYSICAL OR MENTAL REPRESENTATION OF AN IDEA, CONCEPT OR THING
METRIC SYSTEM
SYSTEM OF MESASUREMENT USED THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE WORLD TODAY
SI UNIT FOR LENGTH AND SYMBOL
METER
M
SI UNIT FOR MASS AND SYMBOL
KILOGRAM
KG
SI UNIT FOR VOLUME AND SYMBOL
LITER
L
SI UNIT FOR TIME AND UNIT
SECOND
S
KILO
1000
CENTI
1/100
MILLI
1/1000
VOLUME
THE AMOUNT OF SPACE AN OBJECT OCCUPIES
CUBIC METER
UNIT FOR MEASURING THE VOLUME OF A SOLID
MASS
THE AMOUNT OF MATTER THAT AN OBJECT CONTAINS
MASS
ALWAYS STAYS THE SAME NO MATTER WHERE THE MEASUREMENT IS TAKEN
WEIGHT
FORCE OF GRAVITATIONAL ATTRACTION ON THE MASS OF A BODY
WEIGHT
VARIES DEPENDS ON THE LOCATION OAN AN OBJECT
DENSITY
TELLS HOW MUCH MATTER IS PACKED INTO A GIVEN VOLUME OF SPACE.
GRAMS PER CUBIC CENTIMETER
UNIT FOR MEASURING DENSITY
WILL FLOAT
HAPPENS WHEN THE DENSITY OF OBJECT IS LESS THAN THE DENSITY OF THE LIQUID
WILL NOT FLOAT
HAPPENS WHEN THE DENSITY OF OBJECT IS GREATER THAN THE DENSITY OF THE LIQUID
SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
WAY OF WRITING A VERY LARGE OR VERY SMALL NUMBER IN A SIMPLER FORM
DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS
MATHEMATICAL WAY OF CONVERTING FROM ONE UNIT OF MEASUREMENT TO ANOTHER UNIT
GRAPH
NUMERICAL DATA IN DIAGRAM FORM
GRAPHS
CAN BE USED TO IDENIFY TRENDS AND PATTERNS IN DATA
CIRCLE GRAPHS
ALLOWS COMPARISON OF ONE PART OF DATA TO ALL THE DATA COLLECTED ---USUALLY GIVEN AS PERCENTAGES
LINE GRAPHS
USEFUL FOR COMPARING SETS OF NUMERICAL DATA---ALLOWS DETERMINATION OF PATTERNS IN THE DATA
TECHNOLOGY
THE APPLICATION OF SCIENTIFIC FACTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF USEFUL PRODUCTS