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E.S. Chapter 2 Study Guide
Terms in this set (21)
Attempts to discover order in nature and use that knowledge to make predictions about what should happen in nature.
The ways scientists gather data and formulate and test scientific hypotheses, models, theories, and laws
facts obtained by making observations and measurements
procedure a scientist uses to study some phenomenon under known conditions
a scientific explanation of known facts arrived at through repeated testing over time.
The constant in an experiment
a testable explanation for a question or problem
Quantitative research is most often reported as...
Graphs, charts, tables
Quantitative research is usually based on
ideas that link facts and concepts about biology
Discovering and formulating scientific laws requires what two things
observation and research
compounds containing carbon atoms combined with each other and with atoms of one or more elements
all organic compounds are characterized by the presence of...
carbs, lipids, proteins, nucleotides, etc.
Building block of complex carbohydrates
building block of nucleic acids
building block of Protein
Nuclear fusion is best described as
a product of a fusion reaction
is a tremendous amount of energy
nuclear fission is best described as
splitting of large nucleus and smaller nuclei
thermonuclear weapons get their energy from
nuclear fusion reaction
the generation of energy in a nuclear electric power plant comes from
high pressure steam from heat chain reaction
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