Flashcards in 1C-Earth Science in Action Deck (12)
What is the SCIENTIFIC PROCESS?
The plan of attack that scientists use to study something. It is a checklist of things that a scientist always does when he works.
Why is first research important to the scientific process?
Because he needs to find out what other people know about the subject
What is a CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT?
It allows the scientist to vary only one factor at a time in order to see how the factor is affects the thing he is studying.
Where is scientific research published?
In scientific journals like the journals called Nature, Geology, and Creation Research Society Quarterly
What is OPERATIONAL SCIENCE?
When scientists try to find explanations for scientific questions that apply to present-day problems. It is more accurate than historical science.
What is the Principal of Uniformity?
The belief that the world operates in a reliable and predictable way.
What is the Principle of Cause and Effect?
For any event, there must be a cause.
What is historical science?
Figuring out how they got here. It relies on worldview
What do GEOLOGISTS study?
Rocks and the earth
What is the study of earthquakes?
What does a HYDROLOGIST study?