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ScienceFusion Intro to Science & Technology Unit 1.3: Scientific Knowledge Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which branch of the life sciences would be interesting to someone who liked studying animals?

Question 2 2. One difference between a _____ is testing over time.

Question 3 3. A scientific theory is _____.

Question 4 4. Which branch of the life sciences is the study of plants?

Question 5 5. Who do we have to thank for knowing what to wear on any given day?

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Question 6 6. How are physical geologists different from historical geologists?

Question 7 7. Scientific laws, hypotheses, and theories are all part of the _______ process.

Question 8 8. If you would like to deliver the daily weather forecast on the evening news, you should study this subject.

Question 9 9. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Question 10 10. Scientific theories are used to advance scientific _____.

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Question 11 11. Newton's Law of Gravitational Force is an example of a scientific law that ________.

Question 12 12. Sara is considering moving to California, but she is scared of earthquakes. Who should she look to for answers about earthquakes on the San Andreas fault?

Question 13 13. This is the study of non-living things in the universe beyond planet earth.

Question 14 14. If you are into bugs, then this would be a good career for you.

Question 15 15. Which branch of the life sciences would be best if you like using a microscope?

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Question 16 16. A scientific theory started as a scientific_____.

Question 17 17. Hypotheses and theories cannot be _______.

Question 18 18. The main difference between scientific laws and hypotheses and theories is _______.

Question 19 19. A scientific law describes and predicts an occurrence but does not _______ it.

Question 20 20. This main branch of physical science studies matter and energy.

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Question 21 21. A hypothesis is _____.

Question 22 22. Volcanoes and earthquakes are of interest to a person studying this physical science because they deal with the planet earth.

Question 23 23. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

Question 24 24. A person studying this branch of physical science might spend his day studying atoms and his night mesmerized by a fireworks show?

Question 25 25. If you spend your days studying the behaviors of dolphins, then you would most likely be this type of scientist?

ScienceFusion Intro to Science & Technology Unit 1.3: Scientific Knowledge Chapter Exam Instructions

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