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Derived from the Latin term "to know."


Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.


Grouping things based on their similarities.

Life Science

The study of living things.


An interpretation based on observation or prior knowledge.


A possible answer to a scientific question.


Modifications to the natural world to meet needs or to solve problems.


Representations of objects or systems.


Using your senses to gather information


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.

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