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Science Terms for Kids

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What is the best definition of science?

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1. What is a scientist?

2. Experiments are performed so that scientists can learn. What is an experiment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This practice quiz will put your knowledge of science terms to the test. You'll need to know what science is, who scientists are, and define several important scientific terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to:

  • Recognize what science is
  • Understand who scientists are
  • Define the terms experiment, hypothesis and theory

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about science to choose the best description of it
  • Information recall - remember what you know about scientists
  • Defining key concepts - be able to accurately define science terms, such as experiment, hypothesis and theory

Additional Learning

For more science terms, check out the lesson called Science Terms for Kids. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify famous scientists throughout history
  • Know the kinds of questions scientists ask themselves
  • Understand how science has evolved over time
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