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Science
"facts";a constant search for imformation and understanding the universe.
technology
using science to improve the quality of human life.
goal of science
to understand the world around us.
scientific method
systematic approach to problem solving.
hypothesis
proposed solution to a scientific problem;an "eduacated guess".
theory
hypothesis that has been tested many times
experiment
a method used to test a hypothesis
varible
the factor in an experiment that is being tested.
control
experiment run without a variable; normal conditions.
data
"information" ; recorded observations and measurements.
horizantal
x-axis /contains the constant measurement, such as time.
vertical axis
y-axis; contains the variable data.
intersect
where two lines meet
conclusion
end result based on data.
biology
study of living things.
botany
study of plants
zoology
study of animals
geology
study of earth
physical science
study of matter and energy.
exoskeleton
outer skeleton
low
a theory that appears to be true, has withstood the test of time
biotechnology
using living things to improve the quality of human life