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Contents Introduction CHAPTER 1 WHAT IS SCIENCE 1. 1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Introduction HistoryofScience BuildingBlocksofScience TheScientificMethod Summary 2 4 7 9 12 1 Chemistry CHAPTER 2 WHAT IS CH

Biology CHAPTER 6 WHAT IS BIOLOGY 6. 1 Introduction 6.2 HistoryofBiology 6.3 ModernBiology 6.4 EverydayBiology 6.5 Summary 7. 1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 54 55 56 58 60 61 53 CHAPTER 7

CHAPTER 12 TYPES OF ENERGY 12. 1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 13. 1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 StoredEnergy TypesofStoredEnergy ReleasingStoredEnergy MovingEnergy Summary 107 108 109 1 10 111 1 12 1 14 1 15 1

Astronomy CHAPTER 18 WHAT IS ASTRONOMY 18. 1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 Introduction WhoWastheFirstAstronomer FamousEarlyAstronomers AstronomersToday Summary 159 160 162 165 166 168 169 172 173 17

Introduction

2 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 1.1Introduction Haveyounoticed thaticealways floatsinacupof coldwaterDo youthinkabout howaflower bloomsorwhy leavesaregreen Doyouwonder whathappensto

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Science 3 Thelastpartofscienceiscomparingideaswithother scientistsandsometimesevenarguingabouttheanswers tothequestions Insummary,scientistsobserveandaskquestions,do e

4 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 Averylongtimeagostudentsdidnotstudyscience. TheymighthavestudiedLatin,music,orpoetry,but therewere nobookson scienceand therewere noscientists. Sowhe

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Science 5 Thesciencethatwestudynowislikeastorythathas beenwrittenandrewrittenmanytimes.Manypeople overmanythousandsofyearshavecontributedtothe storyofscience. Today,th

6 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 Asscientistslearnmoreandmore,theyprovidebetter andbetterexplanationsofhowthingswork. Theseexplanationsmayeitherchangeorconfirmideas thatwebelieveare

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Science 7 1.3BuildingBlocksofScience Modernscienceisacombinationofdifferentscientific subjects.Ascientificsubjectisaspecificareaofscience thatsomeonestudies. Although

8 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 Tounderstandscienceastudentneedstostudyat leastsomeoftheimportanttopicsineachofthesefive scientificbuildingblocksubjects.Forexample,atoms arestudiedi

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Science 9 Inthisbookyouwillbeintroducedtomanydifferent sciencetopics.Youwilllearnaboutatomsinchemistry, cellsinbiology,energyinphysics,theEarthingeology, andEarthsorbi

10 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 activities,thescientistismakingobservations.Making goodobservationsisthefirstandmostessentialstepin thescientificmethod.Ascientistcantstudysomething

Introduction Chapter 1 What Is Science 11 mightweighthekangaroofirstandthentheelephant, ortheelephantmightbeweighedfirstandthenthe kangaroo.Thescientistdesignstheexperimenttoprove ordisprovethehypot

12 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Book 1 Finally,thelaststepofthescientificmethodistodraw aconclusion.WhatdidtheinformationshowWasthe elephantheavierthanthekangarooorwasthekangaroo heaviert

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