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the study of the Earth's surface (rocks) and interior.
Geology
the study of the universe that the Earth is a part of.
Astronomy
the study of weather and the Earth's atmosphere
Meteorology
the study of the earth's oceans
Oceanography
a means of expressing an observation with greater accuracy or precision
measurement
the perception of some aspect of the environment by one or more human senses--sight, hearing, touch, taste, or smell
observation
an interpretation of an observation. It is a mental process that proposes causes, conclusions, or explanations for what has been observed
inference
the grouping together of similar observations and inferences to make the study of objects and events in the environment more meaningful or easier to understand
classification
The concentration of matter in an object
density
calculations that are used to determine how close to the true values, or how accurate experimental values really are
Percent Error (deviation)