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Question 11.Which disciplines are NOT considered to be among the MAJOR fields of study within the field of earth science?
Dr. Fye is an oceanographer. When he uses the scientific method to study a sample of water, he does the following in which order?
I. Identify a problem or question; II. Design and perform experiments; III Analyze results and compare data; IV. Draw and state conclusions; V. Make observations; VI Construct a hypothesis
Question 33.A researcher wanted to study the types of rocks that are most damaged by the freezing process. First, she hypothesized that igneous rock would be most damaged, then she conducted her experiment, and finally she analyzed the results. What error, if any, did the researcher make?
Question 44.You have collected data about which industrialized countries have specific pollutants in their atmosphere. What might be a good way to show this data?
Question 55._____ created the periodic table and put the known elements in order of _____.
Question 66.A researcher is studying a rock's reaction to elements with similar properties. She will likely choose from elements in the same _____ of the periodic table.
Question 77.A researcher is studying the element that makes up 1% of the atmosphere, argon. You can find this element where on the periodic table?
Question 88.A researcher is studying elements from Groups 2, 4 and 8 on the periodic table. Without knowing the exact elements that are her focus, you know she is studying _____.
Question 99.You want to study the weathering of limestone when submerged in water from a specific lake. To provide a control, you would also do what?
Question 1010.A researcher is studying the available minerals one million millimeters from a river. What is a simpler way of describing the distance from the river?
Question 1111.Dr. Sarth must keep her ice core samples frozen. She knows to keep their controlled temperature below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the freezing point of water. However, her thermostat asks her to input the temperature in degrees Celsius. At what temperature should she set her thermostat to make sure the samples stay frozen?
Question 1212.You are studying the amount of water vapor in an area that is three cubic centimeters. This is the equivalent of:
Question 1313.A researcher wants to study elements with similar properties. She is NOT likely to choose from which part of the periodic table?
Question 1414.How many mL are in 3.4 L?
Question 1515.What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL?
Question 1616.Which of the following is NOT true about science?
Question 1717.Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?
Question 1818.Elements in Group 2 are known as the _____.
Which element is found in the group described by the statement below?
This group contains poisonous, very reactive elements often used in bacteria killing or household cleaners.
Question 2020.Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?
Question 2121.A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?
Question 2222.Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?
Question 2323.Which axis is the horizontal axis?
Question 2424.Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?
Question 2525.Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?
Question 2626.How are physical geologists different from historical geologists?
Question 2727.Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?
Question 2828.What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm^3? Would this object float or sink in water?
Question 2929.A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?
Question 3030.Which of the following is the poorest conductor of electricity?
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