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ESL What is science?

Match the types of science with the description.
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Biology
The study of living things such as plants, animals and micro-organisms.
Physics
The study of movement and different forms of energy such as light, heat, electricity and nuclear energy.
Chemistry
The study of substances, what they are made of, how they are made, how they change and what happens when theye are mixed.
Geology
The study of the rocks and the Earth.
Astronomy
The study of space - the stars, the sun, the planets, their moons as well as comets and asteriods.
Ecology
The study of the environment (everything around us)
Zoology
The study of animals.
Microbiology
The study of micro-organisms and their effects on people.
Anatomy
The study of the structure of the bodies of people or animals.
Botany
The study of plants.
Engineering
The study of how engines and machinery work.
Psychology
The study of the human mind and the reasons for people's behaviour.
Biochemistry
The study of the chemical processes that happen in living things.
Archaeology
The study of societies and people of the past.
Pathology
The study of the way diseases and illnesses develop.