Physical Science - Ch. 1 - The Nature Of Science

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Physical Science - Ch. 1 - The Nature Of Science

Ch. 1 Key Vocabulary and Concepts - Choose the best answer for each question. Be sure to read all of the answers before choosing. God bless you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When designing an experiment, the first step is to ___________.
    • A. 

      State a hypothesis

    • B. 

      Draw conclusions

    • C. 

      List a procedure

    • D. 

      Analyze the data

    • E. 

      State the problem

  • 2. 
    A factor that does not change in an experiment is the ___________.
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Constant

    • E. 

      Independent variable

  • 3. 
    The reason for wearing safety goggles in the laboratory is to ______________.
    • A. 

      Improve eyesight.

    • B. 

      Protect the eyes from harmful substances

    • C. 

      Protect the clothes from chemical spills

    • D. 

      Keep your clothes away from the fire

    • E. 

      Apply the procedure

  • 4. 
    An organized process used to gather observations and test a hypothesis is _________.
    • A. 

      A problem

    • B. 

      An experiment

    • C. 

      An experience

    • D. 

      An exercise

    • E. 

      A constant

  • 5. 
    The lightbulb is an example of ____.
    • A. 

      Pure science

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      A dependent variable

    • D. 

      An exercise

    • E. 

      A hypothesis

  • 6. 
    An idea, structure, or system that can be used to represent something you are trying to explain is a ____________.
    • A. 

      Model

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

    • E. 

      Variable

  • 7. 
    A physical scientist who studies heat and light is working with _______.
    • A. 

      Properties of matter

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Living organisms

    • D. 

      Matter

    • E. 

      Dependent variables

  • 8. 
    Physical science is the study of _________.
    • A. 

      Diverse living things

    • B. 

      Biomes

    • C. 

      Matter

    • D. 

      Energy

    • E. 

      Matter and energy

  • 9. 
    A rule or principle that describes the behavior of something in nature is a ______________.
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Conclusion

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Scientific law

    • E. 

      Variable

  • 10. 
    The application of science knowledge to practical problems is __________________.
    • A. 

      Pure science

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Discovery

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Technology