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Science Introduction

  1. 1. Science Introduction What is Science? Grades 5-8 Created by Seth Hubler
  2. 2. What is Science? • Science is an organized method of studying things and subjects, and answering questions.
  3. 3. What is Science? • 1.) There are FOUR specific branches of Science….. • A.) Chemistry- Chemistry is the study of the elements and how they behave • B.) Physics- Physics is the study of energy, matter and motion
  4. 4. What is Science? • C.) Earth Science- Earth Science is the study of the Planet Earth and how it works. It is also the study of the universe and how it works. • D.) Life Science Life Science is the study of many things….. • A. Genetics- study of traits of humans and how they are passed on • B. Ecology- study of organisms and the relationship they have with our environment • C. Botany- study of plants around us • D. Zoology- study of living animals
  5. 5. What is Science • 2.) There is a method that we call the Scientific Method. • A. Identify the Problem • B. Gather Information • C. Make a hypothesis • D. Test your hypothesis • E. Analyze your results • F. Draw a conclusion • EXTRA: A hypothesis is an educate guess.
  6. 6. What is Science • A way to remember the Scientific Method is….. I got more then anyone deserves. I gave Matt two apple dips. I gave Mary ten diagram answers. ANY WORK!
  7. 7. What is Science? • 3.) PARTS OF AN EXPEIREMENT…. • A. Control- something that will stay the same throughout the experiment and will be used to compare • B. Variable- something that can or will change in a Scientific Experiment •
  8. 8. What is Science? • 4.) Theory and Law • A. Theory- a part of an experiment that is an explanation from observations and tests • * A theory can explain ones hypothesis • * A theory can change in an experiment • * EXAMPLE- Theory of Evolution
  9. 9. What is Science? • B. Law- a statement that is usually always true in Science. It explains how things work in nature. They seem to be true and right all of the time. • EXAMPLES• *Law of Gravity • *Isaac Newton’s Law of Motion.

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