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Introduction of Life Science

STUDY
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Science
Derived from the Latin term "to know."
Data
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.
Classification
Grouping things based on their similarities.
Life Science
The study of living things.
Inference
An interpretation based on observation or prior knowledge.
Hypothesis
A possible answer to a scientific question.
Technology
Modifications to the natural world to meet needs or to solve problems.
Models
Representations of objects or systems.
Observing
Using your senses to gather information
Predicting
Forecasting what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence.
Qualitative Observation
An observation that deals with characteristics rather than with numbers.
Quantitative Observation
An observation that deals with a number or amount.