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    The Goal of Science The Goal of Science Presentation Transcript

    • Science: It’s EVERYWHERE!!
    • Why do we study science?
      • To get information about the world we live in.
      • To find answers to questions.
      • To solve mysteries.
    • What does science mean?
      • “ Science” comes from the latin word (scire)= to know
    • Goal of science:
      • To understand the world around us.
    • Theories & Scientific Laws
      • Theory: a powerful, time tested concept that makes useful & dependable predictions about the world.
      • Scientific law: a theory that has been tested many times & is accepted as true.
    • 3 Branches of Science
      • Life Science : study of living things (plants, animals, humans)
      • Physical Science : study of matter & energy
      • Earth Science : study of the earth (rocks, minerals, oceans, volcanoes, earthquakes)