Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Key Concepts… What is Science??? What are the main branches of science??? What is Physical Science??? I. What is Science? A. Def – a system of knowledge and the methods used to find knowledge. *Science begins with curiosity and often ends with discovery* B. Science and Technology 1. History of the Sticky Note Handout (Please do not write on handout) 2. Technology a. Def – use of knowledge to solve practical problems b. What was the “science” in the handout? New glue Application to paper c. What was the “technology”? *Technology and science go hand in hand! d. Ex: electricity led to…computers, tv’s, cell phones, etc. II. Branches of Science A. 3 Branches… 1. Physical Science (non-living) physics and chemistry 2. Life Science (living) botany (plants) and zoology (animals) 3. Earth and Space Science (history and origin) geology and astronomy *All assignments must have this general setup* Name / Student ID Class Period wks 1.1 1. Define the term “science”. 2. How is science different than technology? Do they work together? 3. What are the 3 branches of natural science and list two areas from each branch? 4. Is the study of the muscle movements in the human body an example of biology or physics? Explain.