Flashcards in Intro To Science - Section 1 Deck (21):
It is a process of gathering knowledge about the natural world
The knowledge obtained by observing natural events and conditions in order to discover facts and formulate laws or principles that can be verified or tested
The study of matter and energy
The scientific study of nonliving matter
The stuff that everything is made of
The ability to do work
The study of all forms of matter. It is also the study of how substances change.
Looks at energy and the way the energy affects matter
Takes place when one substance reacts with another substance to make a new substance
Motion, force, gravity, electricity, light and heat are parts of what?
Person who studies the atmosphere such as weather forecasting
The study of the origin, history, and structure of earth
A person who studies the chemistry of rocks, minerals, and soil
Physical science is divided into what two studies?
Physics and chemistry
What is the difference between chemistry and physics?
Chemistry is the study of matter physics looks at energy and how the energy affects matter
What are three things the chemistry studies?
1) how matter interact with other matter
2) what the structure and properties of matter are
3) how substances change
What is the first step in gathering knowledge?
Asking a question
What is the process of gathering knowledge about the natural world?
What is the study of matter and energy?
What can be divided into the study of physics and chemistry
What studies the structure and properties of matter and how matter changes?
What looks at energy and the way the energy affects matter?