Flashcards in Section 1.1-1.3 Deck (27)
What is science not?
Something that can't be proven or tested
What does science start with?
What are the 2 types of observation?
Quantitative and qualitative
Includes numbers, counting, or measuring
Characteristics that cants be measured or counted
The idea that life could arise from non living matter
One variable is changed at a time
Responds to the variable that is being manipulated
When the hypothesis becomes so well supported
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural world
The process of gathering info about events or processes in a careful, orderly way
The info gathered from observations
A logical interpretation based on prior experience or knowledge
A proposed scientific explanation for a set of observations
What is the goal of science?
To investigate and explain the natural world and to use those explanations to make useful predictions
Things that can change in an experiment are called_________
What can a hypothesis change into if it is very well supported
List 4 characteristics of living things:
Reproduce, grow and develop, respond to their environment, and change over time
What is the study of living things
Made up of living matter and is surrounded by things to protect it
What is the smallest unit of an organism that is considered alive
What are 2 types of asexual reproduction
1. A single called organism divides in half to form 2 new organisms
2. A portion of an organism splits off to form another organism
What does an organism use energy for
To grow, develop, and reproduce
What is the combination of reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials