Unifying Concepts Common to All Sciences


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What is science?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an overarching category of science?

2. What is the relationship between science and proof?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are numerous branches in the science field, but they all share certain concepts. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of these common concepts. The questions will ask you to define science and presents data for analysis and description.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • The relationship between science and proof
  • Overarching categories of science
  • The scientific method and controlling variables

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test their knowledge by using the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the relationship between science and proof
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to best describe a set of data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding overarching categories of science
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the scientific method and controlling variables

Additional Learning

Learn more about common science concepts by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Unifying Concepts Common to All Sciences. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify one of the founding fathers of modern science
  • Learn about measurement and statistics
  • Understand the steps of the scientific method