Ch.12 Voacbulary

Science

a way of learning about or describing the natural world

Chemistry

The study of matter

Matter

Anything that has mass and volume

Physics

the study of energy

energy

the ability to move or change matter

biology

the study of living things

geology

the study of the earth

astronomy

the study of space

anatomy

the study of the location of body parts

physiology

the study of what the part of the body do(their function

ecology

the study of the environment

scientific method

a logical way of solving problems

research

Gathering information about topic or problem

hypothesis

an educated guess about a topic problem

experiment

testing a hypothesis

theory

an idea that has evidence to support it but with no proof

scientific law

an idea that has been proven

control group

idea that has been proven

experimental group

a group of things within an experiment with one condition changed

variable

the one thing/con/condition that is changed in an experiment

Reliability

A measure of the accuracy of the results of an experiment

Direct Proportion

Relationship between 2 variables in which they change