CHM 1020 Name: _______________________

Path 4 Chapter 1 Part V: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
The following Chapter Vocabulary terms may be found at the end of Chapter 1:
Summer of Terms page 19.

Fill in the blank(s) with the word that best fits the definition (Chapter 1
1. ___________________ A type of research that focuses on developing applications of knowledge
gained through basic research.

2. ___________________ A type of research that leads us to a greater understanding of how the natural world operates.

3. ___________________ The study of matter and the transformations it can undergo.

4. ___________________Something agreed upon by competent observers as being true.

5. ___________________ Anything that has mass and occupies space.

6. ___________________ An area where we engineer materials by manipulating individual atoms or molecules.

_______________________A testable explanation for an observable phenomenon.


8. ___________________ A formal statement of a scientific hypothesis that has been
repeatedly tested and supported by experimental data. Also known as a principle.

___________________ A well-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations within the natural world

Additional vocabulary terms not in the Chapter 1 Summary:
10___________________A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact.

11. ___________________ is a systematic investigation of nature and requires proposing an explanation for the results of an experiment in the form of a general principle