Branches of Web-quest

What is science? How many different branches of science are there? What is the difference between a scientific , and ? Keep going to find the answers to these and other science questions! Follow the directions to find out about the wonderful of science! Please fill in the question sheet as you go along! But be sure you understand what you are writing down, please! What is “Science”? What is science? Where did the word come from, and what does it ? Don’t copy the first thing you read but click me to get a of science! Be sure to scroll down the page! What is the origin of the word? look under “etyology” Branches of Science

Science is broken down into categories, or branches. There are many different branches of science, some you know – some you probably never heard of! Want to take a look? Click me! Click me! Branches of Science Here are some odd branches… have fun looking around! Take note of the ones that you think are really “out there” and record them on your paper! Check out different parts of the list—look beyond the “Gs” Take a look at this!! Scientific Fact, Law & Theory A Scientific Fact is different than a . A Scientific Law is different than both! Read on to see what is what! Click me for a fact or me Wacky ! Scientific Fact, Law & Theory

Follow me to Scientific Theory! Or here Visit me for a list of ! Be sure you copy a scientific theory Visit me for the definition of a Law! More on facts, laws & theories!

(be sure to scroll down read about laws!) Theory and Law Summary

• Scientific theories are the prerequisite before arriving scientific laws. • Scientific theories change whereas laws will not. • Both scientific laws and theories were based on .

http://www.differencebetween.net/science/difference-between-scientific-laws-and- scientific-theories/ Have you answered all the questions? Hooray you’re done! Double check your work Feel free to go back and re-visit any of the links in this activity for more interesting !

Extra! Extra! Extra Credit!

• Here are a few “well-known” Theories: , Relativity, Atomic, Quantum. • What can you find out about them? (1 pt EC/Theory; up to 2 pts)

• Here are a few “well-known” Laws: Gravity, Newton’s Laws of , , Conservation of & • What can you find out about them? (1 pt EC/Law; up to 2 pts) Scientific Law: statements that describe, predict, and perhaps explain why, a range of events behave or happen as they appear to in . A law is a solid and formal statement, generated from repeated . A law is a statement of fact meant to explain, in brief terms, an or set of actions. It is generally accepted to be true and universal- laws are accepted at face value based upon the fact that they have always been observed to be true. Laws can sometimes be expressed in terms of a single mathematical .

Some scientific laws, or laws of nature, include the law of gravity, the law of thermodynamics, and Hook’s law of elasticity.