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The study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
the study of the Earth's atmosphere and weather
study of materials that make up Earth and the processes that form and change these materials, and the history of the planet
Study of Earth's oceans
The study of the interactions of organisms and their surroundings
The area from the surface of Earth down to its center
the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth
Earth's outermost layer
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
all the waters on the earth's surface, including water in the atmosphere
Frozen water on earth
Includes all life on earth
a series of problem solving procedures that help scientists conduct experiment
An educated guess, a testable explanation of a situation that can be supported or disproved by careful procedures.
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whose effect is being studied.
a factor that is affected by changes in the independent variable
In an experiment, the standard that is used for comparison
International System of units based on the metric system and units derived from the metric system
the amount of matter in an object
Amount of space occupied by an object
The measurement of how much mass of a substance is contained in a given volume
SI unit of length
SI unit for mass
SI unit for temperature
Metric temperature scale on which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 100 degrees
A mathematical method of writing numbers using powers of ten.
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