7th Grade Science 1A - 1B

Life Science - pages 3 - 13; Abeka program; study quiz Life Science - pages 3 - 13; Abeka program; study quiz

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What is Science?

The knowledge gained from careful, systematic investigation of the natural world.
A piece of information that a person has gained by using one or more of the five senses.
What someone wants to believe.

A model is:

A simple representation of a much more complex object or concept.
What someone wants to believe.
Well-grounded and accurate.

To think like a scientist, you must have at least three characteristics:

Select the three correct answers
curiosity
commitment
caution
bias
presupposition

An observation is a piece of:

information that a person has gained by using on or more of the five senses.
information that can be faulty.
an idea that you take for granted.

All observations are valid.

False
True

Observations are a logical conclusion based on inferences.

False
True

An inference is:

Based on an observation.
A logical conclusion.
Both
Neither

Science deals only with things that can be observed.

True
False

Scientific observations may be:

faulty
true
mistakes
bias

What does fallible mean:

able to make mistakes
true
bias

Scientists are influenced by ____________________.

bias
truth
observations

A bias is:

what someone wants to believe
an observation
a judgement

Science cannot make value judgements.

True
False

A value judgement is:

a determination of the worth of something
what someone wants to believe
well-grounded and accurate

A universal statement is:

A statement that excludes every other possibility
A statement that you take for granted
faulty

Can scientist proof universal statements?

Yes
No

Can science prove final answers?

Yes
No

What is a final answer?

An answer that is absolutely true and never needs to be rejected or revised
An answer that is faulty
An answer that is presuppositional

Scientism is:

Those who believe science is the only path to truth
What someone wants to believe
An idea that you take for granted

A presupposition is an idea that you take for granted.

True
False

The natural world is a very orderly place is one of the most important _________________________ for a scientist.

presuppositions
observations
inference

A worldview is the overall _______________________ from which a person sees and _________________________ the world.

Select the two correct answers
perspective
interprets
view
hears
observes

Naturalism is:

the worldview that many modern biologists hold to.
faulty
a final answer

Creation Mandate is:

the charge God gave to man in Genesis 1:28 to exercise dominion, or stewardship, over the earth.
God has made all things (Gen. 1:1)
God brought to life a world of marvelous beauty and complexity (Gen. 1-11:25)