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Branches of Science for Elementary School Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To use science to figure out why the sky is blue, you would need to perform _____ and _____.

Question 2 2. To prove that a person's heart rate increases after exercise, a scientist could set up an experiment to measure a person's heart rate when they are resting and compare it to their heart rate after they run a mile. The measurements from this experiment are called _____ because they are collected and used to prove or disprove the scientist's original explanation.

Question 3 3. A problem with geothermal energy is that _____.

Question 4 4. Geothermal power plants can generate _____ by using hot water and steam from deep in the Earth.

Question 5 5. Paleontology is the study of the _____

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 7 7. Geothermal energy is a renewable and _____ energy source.

Question 8 8. An astronomer, a scientist who studies stars, planets and moons, uses a telescope to record the position of stars each night. This is an example of what part of the system of science?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT true about fossils?

Question 10 10. Kelly noticed that every time she runs in gym class it feels like her heart is beating fast in her chest and her cheeks get red. Using her observations, Kelly came up with the explanation that exercise causes a person's heart rate to increase. In the process of science, Kelly's explanation is called a(n) _____.

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Question 11 11. Geothermal energy is a type of energy that uses the natural _____ from the Earth for energy.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a question a paleontologist might research:

Question 13 13. These fossils are the ancient remains of tunnels dug by crustaceans, small sea animals like crabs and shrimp. What type of fossil are these?

Question 14 14. _____ use the consistent temperature of the Earth to heat and cool buildings.

Question 15 15. A paleontologist's main sources of information are:

Branches of Science for Elementary School Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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