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what is science?
process of asking & attempting to answer questions
-> measurable
-> controllable
-> testable
the five steps of the scientific method are?
1. observation
2.hypothesis
3.prediction
4.experiment
5.conclusion
the limitations of science are?
1.morality
2.opinion
3.existence of gods
what is biology
study of life
what are the 6 groups of organisms
1. anamalia
2. plantae
3. fungi
4. protista
5. eubacteria
6. archaebacteria
classification scheme
kingdom
phylum
class
order
family
genus
species
what is an atom?
smallest unit of an element
what is a molecule?
2 or more atoms bound together
what is a covalent bond?
atoms are shared
what is an ionic bond?
transfer of electrons
what is a hydrogen bond?
attraction of charges of polar molecules
what is the ph scale?
"potential hydrogen"
measure of acidity/alkalinity