Core Subjects (211) - Science
Terms in this set (53)
She was the foremost pioneer of radioactivity.
His most important work was in the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.
Electricity goes far these days
One of the founders of physical chemistry, defined mole as the molecular weight.
Wilhelm Ostwald is the MOLE
Man who described universal gravitation, the light spectrum, discovered calculus independently of Leibniz.
Force = ____ X _____
Mass X Acceleration
_____ determined that all bodies, regardless of mass fall at the same rate.
_____ was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project.
Pioneered molecular medicine, researched biochemical origins of genetic diseases like sickle-cell anemia.
_____ discovered the theory of relativity. Photoelectric effect.
Expanded on Einstein's work to physical properties of black holes and string theory.
If learning in the science classroom is _____ based, children should see themselves as being involved in the process of learning.
A _____ is a scientifically proven, general principle offered to explain phenomena. It is derived from a hypothesis and verified by experimentation and research.
A _____ _____ is a generally accepted conclusion about a body of observations to which no exceptions have been found. Explains things without describing them.
The scientific Method includes the following:
A _____ breaks beams of light down to individual colors.
_____ determines how much of each light is being absorbed tells you what substance is being observed.
Inquiry Method of Teaching Science
Inquiry Method of Teaching Science
1) _____ method - students research and gather data from which they form generalizations and rules.
2) _____ students are presented with generalizations and rules, and then find specific examples of these rules through research.
There are 4 major steps to planning a science experiment.
1) Identify _____
2) Decide what tools you need to measure variables
3) Remove variables with will affect the outcome negatively
4) Determine the best way to evaluate the _____
_____ Questions are those which can be easily demonstrated and which a student can easily prove they understand.
_____ _____are straightforward, well defined and have a single answer.
_____, a pioneer of genetics, establish law of segregation, law of independent assortment, and law of dominance.
For problems involving gravity on earth.
Gravity Constant =
F = mg
_______ is a resistance to motion where two surfaces are in contact.
An object at rest or in motion will remain so until acted upon by an external force. Newton's _______ Law of Motion.
An object's acceleration is directly proportional to the net force acting on the object and inversely proportional to the object's mass. Newton's _______ Law of Motion
Equation for Newton's 2nd Law of Motion
F = MA
What are the variables?
_______ is a chemical reaction of a molecule with water.
_______ is a chemical reaction of a molecule with oxygen.
_______ affects the rate of a chemical reaction using catalysts.
A _______ is a homogeneous mixture.
A _______ is a heterogeneous mixture.
Chemical Properties of Matter cannot be observed without changing the identity of said matter.
_______ power is renewable energy created by nuclear reactions in the Earth's core.
An _______ is the most basic type of matter.
The smallest unit of an element is the _______
Atoms consist of a _______ and _______
Nucleus and Electrons
The nucleus consists of _______ and _______
Protons and Neutrons
Protons are _______ly charged, electrons are _______ly charged.
Atoms with an equal number of _______ and _______ are neutral.
Ionic bonding results from the transfer of _______ between atoms.
_______ are positive ions, _______ are negative ions.
_______ bonding is the sharing of electrons between atoms seeking to fill their valence shells.
_______ can be any process involving the loss of one or more electrons
_______ can be any process involving the gain of one or more electrons
_______ will always yield a salt and water.
The fourth state of matter is _______
_______ reactions release heat energy while _______ reactions absorb heat energy.
Electric current is the sustained flow of _______ moving along a circuit.
_______ waves transmit energy through matter, while _______ waves transmit energy through a vacuum.
_______ is the study of cells
_______ is the study of the tissues of plants and animals
_______ Kingdom is the simplest known organisms.