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the study of all forms of matter and how they interact
(properties, structure, how substances behave under different conditions, i.e. heat)
the study of energy and how it effects matter
(motion, force, gravity, electricity, light, sound)
possible explanation for a set of observations or possible answer to a scientific question
an "if-then" statement
a control group and an experimental group. both groups are the same except for one factor.
a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypotheses and observations that have been supported by testing
theories have not been proven
i.e. creation, evolution
summary of many experimental results and observations. determined by nature. tell you WHAT happens but not WHY. i.e. gravity
steps of the scientific method
problem/question, observation, hypothesis, testing (experiment), data, analysis, [conclusion]
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