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Make observation Ask question Develop hypothesis Test hypothesis Analyze Data/Draw Conclusions Develop Theory
Geology Oceanography Meteorology Astronomy
Geology: Study of the solid Earth Oceanography: Study of Earth’s oceans Meteorology: Study of Earth’s atmosphere Astronomy: Study of the universe beyond Earth
Knowledge gained by study
Independent Variables ◦ Factors that can be changed during the experiment Dependant Variables ◦ Factors that change due to a change in the independent variables Which variables are in scientific experiments?
General statement that tells what is observed
Explanation of happenings that is consistent with observations.
Conflicting information found later.
Computers Medical Equipment Airplanes
The cause of natural events can be discovered through careful observation and experimentation.
International System of Units Common system of measurement
The theory is changed to fit with the new information.
Group that serves as a standard of comparison with another group - both groups are the exact same except for one factor.
They can predict potential disasters.
Track the movements of the sun, moon, and planets.
What is science? Process of observing, studying, and thinking about things in order to gain knowledge.
Chapter 1 Objectives Define science. Describe the branches of science.
Interactive Notebook Remember… start your notes on a right hand page. Leave the left hand page blank!
Chapter 1 – The Nature of Science
Welcome to Earth Science!
Earth Science is the study of the earth and the universe around it. It assumes that events and natural phenomena can be discovered through observations.
Introduction to Earth Science. There are _____ major areas in Earth Science. __________ is the study of space. ____________ is the study of the Earth’s.
Introduction to Earth Science
Ch 1-Introduction to Earth Science
Section 1: What Is Earth Science?
REVIEW SCIENTIFIC METHOD. Steps to the sm Question/Problem Research Hypothesis: prediction based on prior knowledge NOT AN EDUCATED GUESS Conduct the.
Introduction to Earth Science Section 1- What is Earth Science Section 2- Science as a Process.
1 Science as a Process Chapter 1 Section 2. 2 Objectives Explain how science is different from other forms of human endeavor. Identify the steps that.
The Nature of Science Chapter 1. Defining Science o Life Science the study of living organisms o Earth Science the study of Earth and space o Physical.
The Nature of Science Chapter 1
Section 1 What Is Earth Science? Section 2 Science as a Process
Life on an Ocean Planet How do we study the oceans?
The Study of Earth Science
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