Integrated Natural Science
Module 1: Scientific Concepts and Methodologies
Topic 1: Scientific Methodologies
Part 1: What is Science?
o A way of knowing or learning about the natural world
How is Science done?
Module 1 Study Questions
Study Questions for Topic: Scientific Methodologies (Module 1)
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1. Describe the scientific met
Define elements. is a collection of the same type of atom.
no electrical charge.
What are nucleons? protons and neutrons
What is the diff
Module 1 Scientific Concepts and Methodologies Study Questions
Topic: Scientific Methodologies
1. How is the scientific method and the process of science used to solve
Scientific method use to solve problems by keen observation
-relies on observ
Module 3: Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
1. What is a wave?
A vibration that travels. It extends from one location to another
2. Amplitude: the distance from the midpoint of the crest of the wave
3. Wavelength: the distance from the top of one cre
Module 8: Ecosystems and Adaptations
Living organisms that obtain their energy and organic materials from other living organism, or
other outside sources
Living organisms that make their own food and organic materials
Module 4: The Universe
1. Describe the general structure of an atom.
An atom is made up of nucleus (protons and neutrons) and electrons that orbit that nucleus.
Atoms are very small, cant be seen on visible light. Protons and neutrons are bound together a
Module 7: Ecosystems and the Environment
Pertaining to living organisms
3. Tropical forest
-found close to the equator
-temps are warm and fairly constant
-200-400 cm of rain per year
-renown for biodiversit
Module 6: Earth Process
1. Continental drif
The hypothesis that continents are in motion and travel over the face of the earth rather than
remain fixed in one location
2. Continental shelf
The gently sloping platform between the shoreline and the steep sl
Module 2: Forces, Energy, and Motion Study Questions
Energy: the property of a system that enables it to do work
Momentum: the produ
Module 9: Organism
1. What is a catalyst in a chemical reaction?
A catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction by lowering its activation
energy. A catalyst also remains chemically unchanged in a chemical reaction. Enzymes are