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What do Scientists do?
-ask questions
-plan experiments
-observe
-test results
What are the 3 branches of Natural Science?
Botany
Zoology
Ecology
What are the 2 Physical Sciences?
Chemistry and Physics
What are the 2 Earth Sciences?
Geology and Meterology
What is applying science to the real world called?
technology
What do Scientists do?
-investigate
-plan experiments
-observe
-test results
What are the 3 branches of Natural Science?
Botany
Zoology
Ecology
What are the 2 Physical Sciences?
Chemistry and Physics
What are the 2 Earth Sciences?
Geology and Meterology
What is applying science to the real world called?
technology
What is the branch of natural science that deals with life?
Biological Sciences
What is the science that deals with plants?
Botany
What is the branch of science that deals with animals?
zoology
What is the science of balance in nature?
ecology
What is the science of matter and its changes?
chemistry
What is the science of forces and energy?
physics
What is the science of physical nature and history of the earth?
geology
What is the science of the atmosphere and weather?
meteorology
What is an explanation that has been tested by repeated observations and cannot be proven?
theory
What must a theory do?
1. explain observations simply and clearly
2. Have repeatable experiments
3. be used to predict events
What states a repeated observation about nature and it CAN be Proven?
scientific law
What uses a general conclusion to predict specific events?
Deductive Reasoning
What kind of reasoning is this?

The whole student body from Evergreen are a bunch of farmers so if I meet someone from Evergreen, he or she would be a farmer.
deductive reasoning
What is used to solve scientific problems?
scientific method
What is the scientific method?
1. Define the problem
2. Collect information
3. Form a hypothesis
4. Test the hypothesis by experimenting. Test 1 variable at a time.
5. Observe and record data form experiment (graph digital pictures)
6. Draw Conclusions from experiment
7. Repeat experiment
What units of measurement are used for Consistency?
SI
How many base units are there?
7
What is a combination of base units called?
derived units
What are SI prefixes used for?
large/small values
What graph is best used for displaying changing data?
line graph
What graph is best when comparing several items?
Bar Graphs
What graphs are good for displaying parts of a whole?
Pie Graphs
What letter is used for the independent variable?
X
What letter is used for the dependent variable?
Y
What are the digits in a measurement that are known for certain?
significant Figures
What is the degree of exactness.

Such as an answer between 3 and 4 would be correct?
Precision
What is getting the correct answer?
Accuracy
What reasoning uses specific events to predict a general conclusion?
Inductive reasoning
What kind of reasoning is this?
Three Freshman from Evergreen have Ipods; therefore, everyone in the freshman class has an Ipod.
Inductive reasoning
What is anything that can change in an experiment?
variable
Mr. Luring Integrated Science

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