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How closely a measurement reflects the actual value it precision 
accuracy 

Science put to use is __________. 
technology 

All ____________digits are significant 
nonzero 

A system of ______________ is a collection of compatible, related units that can be used to measure quantities. 
measurements 

Another name for the F.P.S. system is the __________ system 
U.S. customary 

The prefix that means "one thousandth" 
milli 

What is the metric unit of capacity? 
liter 

Write the number 3843 in scientific notation. 
3.843 x 10³ 

Perform the following calculation,stating the answer in proper significant figures: (2.03 + 1.971) / 2.0 =_____________ 
2.0 

The amount of matter in an object is its _________? 
mass 

The amount of space matter takes up is_________? 
volume 

The number 320,000,000 is written in scientific notation as _________. 
3.2 x 10⁸ 

The absolute temperature scale uses units of __________. 
kelvins 

A kilometer is equal to ________. 
1000 m 

How closely a measurement reflects the actual value is called __________? 
accuracy 

A specific measure to which other measures are compared to ensure uniformity is called a _________ of measure. 
standard 

A verified theory that has stood the test of time is called (n)__________. 
scientific law 

A tentative explanation or unproven idea is a (n) __________. 
hypothesis 

Using proper significant figures, 5.8 x 6.30 = 
37 

Any property that can be determined without changing the type of matter is a _________ 
physical 

The technique of converting units that uses cancellation of conversation factors is _________. 
dimensional analysis 

The ratio of the density of a substances to the ________. 
specific gravity 

The substance of the physical world is called ________. 
matter 

The systematic study of God's physical creation and how it works is __________ science 
physical 

The "language of science" is _________. 
mathematics 

Science put to use is __________ 
technology 

A collection of compatible, related units that can be used to measure various quantities is a (n)________. 
system of measurement 

The ability to do work is _________? 
energy 

What type of change alters matters? 
chemical (change) 

What principle states that the universe is lawful, orderly, and operates according to physical laws? 
(principle of ) causality 

What is a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship between quantities? 
equation 

What is the study of interactions between matter and energy? 
physics 

What is an artificial situation that a scientist creates to test a hypothesis? 
experiment 

What is an indirect measurement of an object's thermal energy? 
temperature 

What term refers to any push or pull? 
force 

What is the universally accepted system of measurement used for scientific and technical purposes? 
SI 

Three methods of measuring volume? 
direct measurement fluid displacement 

Which state of matter has a definite volume and shape? 
solid 

Which common state of matter has no definite volume and can flow? 
gas 

What is the tendency of matter to stay at rest or to continue moving? 
inertia 

How many significant figures are in the number 0.001560 
4 

What temperature scale do most nations use? 
Celsius scale 

Two Biblical reasons to study science? 


What is the freezing point of water on the Kelvin scale? 
273.15 K 

What term refers to a logic error in which a conclusion is not a logical consequence of the evidence it is based on? 
non sequitur 

What is a "shortcut" used in writing extremely large or small numbers? 
scientific notation 

Name the six steps of the scientific method. 


Convert 76 F to degrees Celsius. Round the answer t the nearest degree and use proper units. 
know how to figure that. 

Calculate the volume of a rectangular prism that is 4.0 cm high, 3.0 cm, and 2.0 cm wide. Express the answer using proper significant figures and units. 
V= lwh V=(3.0 cm)(2.0 cm)(4.0 cm) V=24 cm³ 

Calculate the density of 2.00 cm³ of salt having a mass of 4.32 g. Express the answer using proper significant figures and units. 
p= p= p= 

Essay: Describe two limitations of science and explain why Christians should be aware of them. 


be sure you know the quantity and correct metric unit 
capacity = liter mass = kilogram length = meter time = second 