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19 terms
Physical Science-Nature of Science
scientific method
hypothesis
experiment
variable
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
A proposed answer to a question that can be tested
A procedure that tests if a hypothesis is true or false.
A factor that can change in an experiment
scientific method
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
hypothesis
A proposed answer to a question that can be tested
7 terms
Physical Science: The Nature of Science / Measurement
hypothesis
volume
density
length
an educated guess that explains something
measurement of the amount of space an object takes up
amount of matter in a unit volume (mass divided by volume)
distance between two points
hypothesis
an educated guess that explains something
volume
measurement of the amount of space an object takes up
27 terms
Physical Science Unit 0 Vocabulary: Nature of Science
analysis
conclusion
controlling variables
dependent variables
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
changing only one variable at a time in an experiment
A variable that depends on other factors. When looking for a…
analysis
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
conclusion
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
40 terms
Physical & Nature of Science
Open Ciruit
Repel
Combine
Filter
A ciruit in which there is a break so that current cannot flow.
When two objects with like charges, + and +. or - and -, move…
To join or bring together
device that removes something from whatever passes through it
Open Ciruit
A ciruit in which there is a break so that current cannot flow.
Repel
When two objects with like charges, + and +. or - and -, move…
19 terms
Deephaven -Nature of Science/Physical Science
Celsius
controlled experiment
dependent variable
Fahrenheit
a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of wate…
an experiment in which one and only one variable is changed i…
variable that you measure in the experiment and what is affec…
a scale of temperature on which water freezes at 32° and boil…
Celsius
a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of wate…
controlled experiment
an experiment in which one and only one variable is changed i…
Physical Science | The Nature of Science
independent Variable
Density
Scientific Law
Scientific Method
Factor that, as it changes, affects the measure of another va…
Mass per unit volume of a material
Statemnt about what happens in nature that seems to be true a…
Organized set of investigation procedures that can include st…
independent Variable
Factor that, as it changes, affects the measure of another va…
Density
Mass per unit volume of a material
27 terms
Physical Science Unit 0 Vocabulary: Nature of Science
analysis
conclusion
controlling variables
dependent variables
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
changing only one variable at a time in an experiment
A variable that depends on other factors. When looking for a…
analysis
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
conclusion
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
5 terms
Physical Science - The Nature of Science
A rule of nature that tells you what w…
The independent variable in an experim…
The amount of space occupied by an obj…
A testable prediction is a(n)_________.
Scientific law
dependent variable
volume
hypothesis
A rule of nature that tells you what w…
Scientific law
The independent variable in an experim…
dependent variable
5 terms
Physical Science - The Nature of Science
A variable that doesn't change in an e…
An explanation based on many observati…
An exact quantity that people agree to…
A measurement of the quantity of matte…
Constant
theory
standard
Mass
A variable that doesn't change in an e…
Constant
An explanation based on many observati…
theory
5 terms
Physical Science - The Nature of Science
The factor in an experiment that is ch…
A visual display of information or dat…
An idea, event, or object is represent…
A test of a hypothesis is a(n)_______.
Independent variable
graph
model
Experiment
The factor in an experiment that is ch…
Independent variable
A visual display of information or dat…
graph
38 terms
Physical Science-Nature of Science
scientific method
hypothesis
experiment
variable
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
A proposed answer to a question that can be tested
A procedure that tests if a hypothesis is true or false.
A factor that can change in an experiment
scientific method
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
hypothesis
A proposed answer to a question that can be tested
24 terms
Nature of science and physical science
Meter
Liter
Kilogram
Kilogram
Basic metric length measurement
Basic metric volume measurement
Basic metric mass measurement
Based off the international prototype kilogram (iridium plati…
Meter
Basic metric length measurement
Liter
Basic metric volume measurement
Physical science- nature of science
Pure science
Applied science
Science and technology
Science is...
Purely for the benefit of learning
Science with a problem in mind to fix
Advances in each lead to advances in the other
System of knowledge
Pure science
Purely for the benefit of learning
Applied science
Science with a problem in mind to fix
12 terms
Physical Science - The nature of Science
what are the 2 branches of physical sc…
chemistry and physics both depend on...
chemistry is about
physics is about
chemistry and physics
math
matter
the forces
what are the 2 branches of physical sc…
chemistry and physics
chemistry and physics both depend on...
math
Physical science: nature of science
Branches of science
Branches of biological sciences
Branches of physical sciences
Branches of earth sciences
Biological sciences, physical sciences, and earth sciences
Anatomy and biology
Physics and chemistry
Geology and meteorology
Branches of science
Biological sciences, physical sciences, and earth sciences
Branches of biological sciences
Anatomy and biology
24 terms
Nature of science - physical science
independent variable
dependent variable
control group
science
controlled
measured or affected
stays the same
studying matter, energy, electricity and the changes that mat…
independent variable
controlled
dependent variable
measured or affected
Physical Science and nature of science
Dependant variable
Independent variable
Control group
Experimental group
What is being measured
What is being changed
The group that is not being changed
The group that is being changed
Dependant variable
What is being measured
Independent variable
What is being changed
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary-The Nature of Science
control
constant
experiment
scientific method
standard used for comparison of the test results in an experi…
the variable that does not change when other variables change
procedure for testing your hypothesis
organized set of procedures used to solve scientific problems
control
standard used for comparison of the test results in an experi…
constant
the variable that does not change when other variables change
27 terms
Ch. 1 The Nature of Science and Physics
accuracy
approximation
classical physics
conversion factor
the degree to which a measured value agrees with correct valu…
an estimated value based on prior reasoning
physics that was developed from the Renaissance to the end of…
a ratio expressing how many of one unit are equal to another…
accuracy
the degree to which a measured value agrees with correct valu…
approximation
an estimated value based on prior reasoning
12 terms
Physical science nature of science vocabulary.
Hypothesis
Theory
Scientific law
Control
An explanation based on little evidence, sparking future inve…
...
A statement based on many experimental observations
A standard comparison in an experiment
Hypothesis
An explanation based on little evidence, sparking future inve…
Theory
...
Natural Sciences: Physical Science
motion & forces
sound
light
electricity
how and why things move, speed, acceleration, etc.
vibrations within the atmosphere
visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum
flow of electrons
motion & forces
how and why things move, speed, acceleration, etc.
sound
vibrations within the atmosphere
Chapter 1: The Nature of Physical Science
seconds
meters
Kelvin
grams
SI unit for time
SI unit for length
SI unit for temperature
SI unit for mass
seconds
SI unit for time
meters
SI unit for length
Physical Science: The Nature Of Energy
What is the ability to cause change?
Energy in the form of motion is....
What 2 factors does kinetic energy dep…
What is all energy measured in?
Energy
Kinetic energy
Mass and Velocity
Joules
What is the ability to cause change?
Energy
Energy in the form of motion is....
Kinetic energy
27 terms
Physical Science Unit 0 Vocabulary: Nature of Science
analysis
conclusion
controlling variables
dependent variables
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
changing only one variable at a time in an experiment
A variable that depends on other factors. When looking for a…
analysis
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
conclusion
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
22 terms
Physical iScience: Nature of Science Vocabulary
science
observations
inference
hypothesis
investigation and exploration of natural events and of new in…
results of using one or more senses to gather information and…
logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prio…
possible explanation for an observation that can be tested by…
science
investigation and exploration of natural events and of new in…
observations
results of using one or more senses to gather information and…
The Nature of Physical Science
mateorologist
volcanologist
science illustrator
ecologist
a person who studies the atmosphere
a scientist who studies the atmosphere
a person who draws scientific diagrams
a person who studies a community of organisms and their envir…
mateorologist
a person who studies the atmosphere
volcanologist
a scientist who studies the atmosphere
20 terms
Physical Science Unit 0 Vocabulary: Nature of Science
conclusion
dependent variables
experiment
hypothesis
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
A variable that depends on other factors. When looking for a…
A research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
conclusion
A summary that states if your hypothesis was correct or incor…
dependent variables
A variable that depends on other factors. When looking for a…
21 terms
Physics: Nature of Science
Aspects of the nature of science
Scientific hypothesis
Scientific law
Scientific theory
Creativity, Tentativeness, Amoral, Unified View of Reality, P…
A testable explanation of a narrow range of phenomenon which…
states, identifies, or describes relationships among observab…
broad scientific explanation supported by many lines of evide…
Aspects of the nature of science
Creativity, Tentativeness, Amoral, Unified View of Reality, P…
Scientific hypothesis
A testable explanation of a narrow range of phenomenon which…
35 terms
Nature of Science Review- Physical Science Fall '16
compares the experiment's hypothesis w…
variables not allowed to change (will…
independent variable with no or normal…
designed so that only one variable is…
conclusion
constants
control
controlled experiment
compares the experiment's hypothesis w…
conclusion
variables not allowed to change (will…
constants
Physical Science- Nature of Matter
what are the 3 main subatomic particles
where are the 3 subatomic particles lo…
what is the charges of the 3 subatomic…
nucleus
protons... electrons... neutrons
nucleus
proton= postive ... electron= negative ... neutron= no charge
a core that contains protons and neutrons ... control what happens
what are the 3 main subatomic particles
protons... electrons... neutrons
where are the 3 subatomic particles lo…
nucleus
11 terms
Natural Sciences - the physical world
Mountain
Valley
Island
Cliff
...
...
...
...
Mountain
...
Valley
...
18 terms
Physical Science Unit 1: Nature of Science
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Replication
Repetition
The one factor in an experiment that is purposely changed to…
The factor in an experiment that may change in response to th…
An attempt by other scientists to conduct the same experiment.
Repeating trials in an experiment to confirm findings and to…
Independent Variable
The one factor in an experiment that is purposely changed to…
Dependent Variable
The factor in an experiment that may change in response to th…
46 terms
CLEP natural science- Physics
Heat
Temperature
Average kinetic energy
Absolute zero
energy that flows from an object that is warm to an object th…
the measure of the average kinetic energy of a substance
The energy of the motion of the atoms and molecules in a subs…
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
Heat
energy that flows from an object that is warm to an object th…
Temperature
the measure of the average kinetic energy of a substance
28 terms
The Nature of Science and Physics
Accuracy
Approximation
Classical Physics
Conversion Factor
The degree to which a measured value agrees with correct valu…
An estimated value based on prior experience and reasoning
Physics that was developed from the Renaissance to the end of…
A ratio expressing how many of one unit are equal to another…
Accuracy
The degree to which a measured value agrees with correct valu…
Approximation
An estimated value based on prior experience and reasoning
40 terms
Physical Science: Forces in Nature
Define velocity
Define acceleration
What is the tendency of an object to r…
Newton's First Law of Motion
speed and direction of motion
the rate of change in velocity
inertia
an object in motion or at rest will stay in motion or at rest…
Define velocity
speed and direction of motion
Define acceleration
the rate of change in velocity
10 terms
the nature of waves (physical science)
what is a wave ?
what travels on a wave ?
how is a wave created ?
what is a mechanical wave ?
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy as it travels t…
energy.
by something that vibrates.
a wave that can only travel through matter.
what is a wave ?
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy as it travels t…
what travels on a wave ?
energy.
127 terms
CLEP: Natural Sciences > Physical Science
Chemistry
Atomic Number
Atomic Mass
Isotopes
The study of matter
Number of protons found in the nucleus of an atom. In an unch…
Calculated by adding up the masses of the protons and neutron…
Atoms with the same number of protons but different numbers o…
Chemistry
The study of matter
Atomic Number
Number of protons found in the nucleus of an atom. In an unch…
10 terms
Physical Science - Chp 1 The Nature of Science Vocab
scientific method
hypothesis
experiment
variable
a pattern of investigation procedures that can include statin…
a possible explanation for a problem using what is known and…
organized procedure for testing a hypothesis; tests the effec…
a quantity that can have more than a single value, can cause…
scientific method
a pattern of investigation procedures that can include statin…
hypothesis
a possible explanation for a problem using what is known and…
20 terms
Nature Of Science (Physics #1)
2 goals of science
Importance of science
What Science isn't
Biology
-Understand nature... -Explain events in nature
-Understand and appreciate the world... -A different way of thin…
-Not the absolute truth... -There's always room for modifications
the study of living things
2 goals of science
-Understand nature... -Explain events in nature
Importance of science
-Understand and appreciate the world... -A different way of thin…
17 terms
Physical Science Unit 1: Nature of Science
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Replication
Repetition
The one factor in an experiment that is purposely changed to…
The factor in an experiment that may change in response to th…
An attempt by other scientists to conduct the same experiment.
Repeating trials in an experiment to confirm findings and to…
Independent Variable
The one factor in an experiment that is purposely changed to…
Dependent Variable
The factor in an experiment that may change in response to th…
11 terms
Physics Nature of Science
Creativity
Tentativeness
amoral
unified view of reality
thinking outside of the box
what is accepted can change
not based on beliefs or the idea of right and wrong, neither…
how scientists try to explain the whole natural world with a…
Creativity
thinking outside of the box
Tentativeness
what is accepted can change
Nature of Physical Science Vocab Quiz
accuracy
analyze
conduct
data
the state of being correct
to consider information carefully and thoughtfully
to carry out; to do
information acquired through observation or experimentation
accuracy
the state of being correct
analyze
to consider information carefully and thoughtfully
70 terms
Physics Waves Nature of Light, The nature of waves-physics, Waves Physical Science, Physical Science-Waves
wave
electromagnetic waves
mechanical waves
transverse waves
the transfer of energy, usually in the form of a disturbance…
do not need a medium
are those waves that must have a medium to travel in
particles that move perpendicular to the wave direction
wave
the transfer of energy, usually in the form of a disturbance…
electromagnetic waves
do not need a medium
21 terms
Pryor Physical Chapter 1- The Nature of Science
bias
constant
control
density
Occurs when a scientist's expectations change how the results…
a quantity that does not vary
a standard against which other conditions can be compared in…
the amount of mass in a given volume
bias
Occurs when a scientist's expectations change how the results…
constant
a quantity that does not vary
CLEP natural science- Physics
Heat
Temperature
Average kinetic energy
Absolute zero
energy that flows from an object that is warm to an object th…
the measure of the average kinetic energy of a substance
The energy of the motion of the atoms and molecules in a subs…
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
Heat
energy that flows from an object that is warm to an object th…
Temperature
the measure of the average kinetic energy of a substance
35 terms
General Science Praxis -- History and Nature of Science & Physical Sciences Basics
How would you prepare 1.0L of a 300mM…
Examples of physical properties
Examples of chemical properties
Oxidation
The molecular weight of NaCl is 58.44 g/mole... So, a 1M soluti…
Color, smell, freezing point, boiling point, melting point, i…
Heat of combustion, reactivity with water, PH, and electromot…
The process of losing electrons.
How would you prepare 1.0L of a 300mM…
The molecular weight of NaCl is 58.44 g/mole... So, a 1M soluti…
Examples of physical properties
Color, smell, freezing point, boiling point, melting point, i…
25 terms
Glenco physical science: the nature of science
science
scientific theory
scientific law
system
a way of learning more about the natural world
an attempt to explain a pattern observed repeatedly in the na…
a rule that describes a pattern in nature
a collection of structures, cycles, and processes that relate…
science
a way of learning more about the natural world
scientific theory
an attempt to explain a pattern observed repeatedly in the na…
26 terms
Nature of Science Physics Final
science
natural science
biological science
physical science
observing studying experimenting
biological science
the science of living things
science of matter and energy
science
observing studying experimenting
natural science
biological science
Natural and Physical Sciences
Physics
Biology
Geology
Chemistry
Thr natural science that involves the study of matter and its…
Studies life and living organisms. It focuses on animals and…
The study that deals with the history of the earth and its li…
Deals with the identification of the substances of which matt…
Physics
Thr natural science that involves the study of matter and its…
Biology
Studies life and living organisms. It focuses on animals and…
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