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Branches of Science (Grade 8)

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Branches of Science

1. 
Physical science includes the study of                    and                   .
2. 
The science concerning the study of energy and how it affects matter is called                     .
3. 
Which of the following sciences contribute to the field of environmental science?
  1. physics and chemistry
  2. biology and earth science
  3. social sciences
  4. all of the above
4. 
Which science includes the study of stars?
  1. meteorology
  2. geology
  3. hydrology
  4. astronomy
5. 
Which area of Earth Science is the study of ancient organisms?
  1. astronomy
  2. meteorology
  3. paleontology
  4. oceanography
6. 
Which area of science studies the earth's history and structure?
  1. Astronomy
  2. Oceanography
  3. Meteorology
  4. Geology
7. 
Biology is the study of
  1. life
  2. rocks
  3. stars
  4. matter
8. 
The four major areas of earth science are
  1. the solid earth, the mountains, the birds, and the universe
  2. the solid earth, the oceans, the atmosphere, and the universe
  3. the oceans, the animals, the plants, and the universe
  4. the animals, the solid earth, earthquakes, and volcanoes
9. 
The science of heredity is called                  .
  1. genetics
  2. extinction
  3. evolution
  4. natural selection
10. 
This branch of oceanography is concerned with the study of the physical conditions and physical processes within the ocean, especially the motions and physical properties of ocean waters.
  1. Geological
  2. Physical
  3. Biological
  4. Chemical
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