Earth Science Vocab Multiple Choice
  • 1. to act on, INFLUENCE, or change (verb)
A) hypothesis
B) data
C) effect
D) affect
  • 2. to examine the parts of something carefully IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND IT
A) classify
B) analyze
C) modeling
D) liter
  • 3. grouping together items that are ALIKE in some way
A) analyze
B) matter
C) classify
D) hypothesis
  • 4. SUMMARY of what you have learned from an experiment
A) conclusion
B) affect
C) graph
D) life science
  • 5. part of the experiment USED FOR COMPARISON
A) control
B) data
C) inquiry
D) graph
  • 6. INFORMATION GATHERED from your observations
A) data
B) units
C) variable
D) weight
  • 7. a way to ORGANIZE DATA collected in an experiment
A) volume
B) scientific method
C) data table
D) units
  • 8. a measure of how much MASS is contained in a given VOLUME
A) earth science
B) energy
C) density
D) effect
  • 9. the study of the EARTH and its place in SPACE
A) earth science
B) physical science
C) life science
D) experiment
  • 10. something MADE TO HAPPEN by a person or thing (noun)
A) effect
B) inquiry
C) liter
D) infer
  • 11. the ability to DO WORK
A) technology
B) variable
C) units
D) energy
  • 12. steps involved in the TESTING OF A HYPOTHESIS
A) liter
B) analyze
C) experiment
D) control
  • 13. metric unit for MASS(SI)
A) liter
B) volume
C) meter
D) gram
  • 14. visual representation (PICTURE) of DATA
A) mass
B) matter
C) density
D) graph
  • 15. EDUCATED GUESS or answer to a scientific question that can be tested
A) observation
B) scientific method
C) hypothesis
D) liter
  • 16. when you EXPLAIN OR INTERPRET the things you observe
A) infer
B) control
C) affect
D) problem
  • 17. LOOKING FOR ANSWERS to questions or problems
A) effect
B) energy
C) inquiry
D) density
  • 18. the study of LIVING THINGS
A) modeling
B) life science
C) earth science
D) physical science
  • 19. metric (SI) unit for VOLUME
A) meter
B) graph
C) liter
D) gram
  • 20. AMOUNT OF MATTER in an object
A) volume
B) mass
C) gram
D) density
  • 21. anything that TAKES UP SPACE and HAS MASS
A) density
B) matter
C) technology
D) energy
  • 22. metric (SI) unit for LENGTH
A) density
B) volume
C) meter
D) gram
  • 23. a SMALL VERSION of a complex object or process
A) SI
B) predict
C) variable
D) modeling
  • 24. using one or more of your SENSES to gather information
A) units
B) predict
C) energy
D) observation
  • 25. the study of MATTER AND ENERGY
A) earth science
B) physical science
C) scientific method
D) life science
  • 26. GUESSING what will happen in the future based on past experiences or evidence
A) weight
B) mass
C) predict
D) problem
  • 27. the QUESTION that is trying to be solved
A) control
B) problem
C) SI
D) variable
  • 28. the modern version of the METRIC SYSTEM, International System of Units
A) inquiry
B) physical science
C) density
D) SI
  • 29. a SERIES OF PLANNED STEPS used by scientists to solve problems
A) scientific method
B) volume
C) earth science
D) weight
  • 30. the use of scientific discoveries TO IMPROVE the way people live
A) variable
B) predict
C) technology
D) control
  • 31. tells you what the number (MEASUREMENT) MEANS
A) units
B) control
C) modeling
D) conclusion
  • 32. part of the experiment that is CHANGED
A) effect
B) control
C) variable
D) affect
  • 33. the AMOUNT OF SPACE matter occupies
A) energy
B) liter
C) gram
D) volume
  • 34. the force of GRAVITY ACTING ON A MASS
A) weight
B) meter
C) infer
D) energy
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