ESL What is science?

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15 terms · Match the types of science with the description.

Biology

The study of living things such as plants, animals and micro-organisms.

Physics

The study of movement and different forms of energy such as light, heat, electricity and nuclear energy.

Chemistry

The study of substances, what they are made of, how they are made, how they change and what happens when theye are mixed.

Geology

The study of the rocks and the Earth.

Astronomy

The study of space - the stars, the sun, the planets, their moons as well as comets and asteriods.

Ecology

The study of the environment (everything around us)

Zoology

The study of animals.

Microbiology

The study of micro-organisms and their effects on people.

Anatomy

The study of the structure of the bodies of people or animals.

Botany

The study of plants.

Engineering

The study of how engines and machinery work.

Psychology

The study of the human mind and the reasons for people's behaviour.

Biochemistry

The study of the chemical processes that happen in living things.

Archaeology

The study of societies and people of the past.

Pathology

The study of the way diseases and illnesses develop.

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