Types of Scientists: Lesson for Kids


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What are the three main branches of science?

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1. What does a meteorologist study?

2. Botanists are scientists who study plants. In which branch of science are they involved?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different types of scientists. This practice quiz will ask you about the main branches of science and what the different kinds of scientists study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Name the three main branches of science
  • Know what meteorologists study
  • Understand which branch of science botanists are in
  • Tell why it's important to have different kinds of scientists
  • Recall which scientist studies energy and atoms

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the three main branches of science
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about scientists to answer what meteorologists study
  • Critical thinking - think of why it's important to have many types of scientists

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Types of Scientists: Lesson for Kids for more information. The lesson will help you:

  • Define what a scientist is
  • Know how many types of scientists there are
  • Identify a world-famous physicist