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Flashcards - The History and Nature of Science

Flashcards - The History and Nature of Science
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theory
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking
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Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
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pasteurization
Pasteurization or pasteurisation is a process that kills microbes in food and drink, such as milk, juice, canned food, and others
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Gregor Mendel
Gregor Johann Mendel was a German-speaking Moravian-Silesian scientist and Augustinian friar and abbot of St
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Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
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cell theory
In biology, cell theory is a scientific theory which describes the properties of cells
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Physics
Physics is the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion and behavior through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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Science
Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe
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natural law
Natural law is a philosophy that certain rights or values are inherent by virtue of human nature and can be universally understood through human reason
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
natural law
Natural law is a philosophy that certain rights or values are inherent by virtue of human nature and can be universally understood through human reason
Science
Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
Physics
Physics is the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion and behavior through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force
cell theory
In biology, cell theory is a scientific theory which describes the properties of cells
Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution
Gregor Mendel
Gregor Johann Mendel was a German-speaking Moravian-Silesian scientist and Augustinian friar and abbot of St
pasteurization
Pasteurization or pasteurisation is a process that kills microbes in food and drink, such as milk, juice, canned food, and others
Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
theory
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking
ocean
An ocean is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere
scientific laws
A scientific law is a statement based on repeated experimental observations that describes some aspects of the universe
Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization
microscope
A microscope is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye
pseudoscience
Pseudoscience is a term used to describe a claim, belief, or practice presented as scientific, but which does not adhere to the scientific method
biology
Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy
meteorology
Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere
oceanography
Oceanography , also known as oceanology, is the branch of Geography that studies the ocean
subatomic particles
In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles much smaller than atoms
fact
A fact is something that has really occurred or is actually the case
abiogenesis
Abiogenesis or biopoiesis or OoL , is the natural process of life arising from non-living matter, such as simple organic compounds
genetics
Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms

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