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A measure of the amount of matter in an object.
mass
A proposed answer to a question about nature.
hypothesis
A device used to observe objects that are too small to be seen with the unaided eye.
microscope
A statement of whether or not the data from an experiment supports the hypothesis.
conclusion
A unit used when measuring temperature,(C).
degree Celsius
The branch of science that studies living things.
life science
The SI unit used when measuring mass.
kilogram
The special way in which a scientist gathers information and tests ideas.
scientific method
A test of a hypothesis.
experiment
A kind of microscope that uses beams of electrons, instead of beams of light, to produce an enlarged image.
electron microscope
A method of obtaining knowledge about nature.
science
A unit of volume.
liter
An examination of some part of science.
observation
The SI unit used when measuring length or distance.
meter
A measure of the amount of space something occupies.
volume
A hypothesis that has been tested and is supported by data.
theory
The use of scientific knowledge in an effort to improve the quality of human life.
technology