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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a testable explanation of a situation
  2. study of Earth's oceans including the creatures that inhabit its waters, its physical and chemical properties, and the effects of human activities
  3. a method used by scientists to express a number as a value between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10
  4. study of materials that make up Earth and the processes that form and change these materials, and the history of the planet and its life-forms since its origin
  5. a principle that describes the behavior of a natural phenomenon
  6. an explanation based on many observations during repeated experiments; valid only if consistent with observations, can be used to make testable predictions, and is the simplest explanation; can be changed or modified with the discovery of new data

6 True/False questions

  1. scientific modelan idea, a system, or a mathematical expression that represents the idea being explained

          

  2. meteorologystudy of materials that make up Earth and the processes that form and change these materials, and the history of the planet and its life-forms since its origin

          

  3. astronomystudy of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere

          

  4. biosphereall of Earth's organisms and the environments in which they live

          

  5. geospherethe part of Earth from its surface to its center

          

  6. dependent variablefactor in an experiment that can change if the independent variable is changed