Concepts in biology LAB quiz 1

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Theory

Widely excepted plausible generalization about fundamental concepts in science that explain why things happen

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Hypothesis

Statement that provides a possible answer to a question or an explanation for an observation that can be tested

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Observation

Mental record of an event gathered with the use of our senses smell sight hearing touch taste

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Scientific method

Evaluate ideas and information forming possible solutions to questions testing to see if valid

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Scientific law

Constant facts of nature that describes what happens in nature

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Accuracy

The degree to which your measurements reflect the actual value of something

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Precision

Involves being able to get the same results with the repeated measurements of the same thing

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Temperature

Degree and Celsius

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Volume

Liter

“L”

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Length

Meter

“M”

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Mass

Grams

“g”

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Nano “n”

One billionth

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Micro

“u”

One millionth

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Milli

”m”

One thousandth

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Centi

“c”

One hundredth

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Kilo

“k”

One thousand

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Deci

“d”

One tenth

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Mega

“M”

One million

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Freezing point of water

32 Fahrenheit

Zero Celsius

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Average room temperature

72 degrees Fahrenheit

21 Celsius

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Normal body temperature

98.6 degrees Fahrenheit

37 Celsius

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Boiling point of water

212 degrees Fahrenheit

100 Celsius