Scientific Disciplines List & Flashcards

Scientific Disciplines List & Flashcards
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Physiology
The part of biology in which scientists study how the body works, including organs and organ systems
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Molecular Biology
A subtopic of Biology in which scientists study of cells and DNA
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Astronomy
The study of stars, constellations, planets, and the atmosphere. This field uses telescopes to see the stars in the sky.
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Earth Science
The study of the planet and all of its natural features, including rock formations (geology) and meteorology
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Biology
Biology is the study of living things. Examples of other fields found within biology include ecology, anatomy, and microbiology.
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Chemistry
Area of science that deals with the study of atoms, bonding between atoms, and chemical reactions
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Physics
This area of science is focused on the study of energy and matter; examples of areas of studied within physics include motion and heat
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Science
An examination of the physical and natural world around us. Science is made up of several different fields, including chemistry, biology, and physics.
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Use this flashcard set to help test your understanding of what science is and many of the fields that make up science. Are you interested in studying the movement of particles? Are you curious about the study of animals and their behavior? Science has so many options that there is sure to be one that you find enjoyable!

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Science
An examination of the physical and natural world around us. Science is made up of several different fields, including chemistry, biology, and physics.
Physics
This area of science is focused on the study of energy and matter; examples of areas of studied within physics include motion and heat
Chemistry
Area of science that deals with the study of atoms, bonding between atoms, and chemical reactions
Biology
Biology is the study of living things. Examples of other fields found within biology include ecology, anatomy, and microbiology.
Earth Science
The study of the planet and all of its natural features, including rock formations (geology) and meteorology
Astronomy
The study of stars, constellations, planets, and the atmosphere. This field uses telescopes to see the stars in the sky.
Molecular Biology
A subtopic of Biology in which scientists study of cells and DNA
Physiology
The part of biology in which scientists study how the body works, including organs and organ systems
Ecology
A subdivision of biology; the study of the environment and how organisms interact with the environment
Archaeology
Part of earth science in which scientists go on digs to determine information about the earth's past
Meteorologist
The area of science which studies weather patterns
A _____ is a scientist who would study the movement of heat waves or sound waves.
A physicist would be the scientist who would look at particles and waves in motion.
Geology
The part of earth science that studies rock formation, tectonic plates, and other physical features of the earth
A _____ is a scientist who studies life on earth.
A biologist is a scientist that studies life on earth. This includes everything from cells, to plants and animals.
A _____ is a scientist that would be involved in the creation of perfume scents, artificial flavors, and other compounds.
A chemist is a scientist that is involved with atoms, chemical reactions, and the creation of compounds. Chemists can create artificial flavors to make your favorite candy taste like a real fruit!
Oceanography
The study of oceans and salt water ecosystems

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