Quiz: Can You Match These Words to the Right Branch of Science?
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Can You Match These Words to the Right Branch of Science?
By: Jennifer Post
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About This Quiz

Science is a vast field with countless divisions. One approach breaks science into three main branches, with many types of science within each branch. Physical science is concerned with inanimate natural objects and the laws of the inorganic world. Earth science is, of course, the study of the earth and its physical components. Then there is life science, which studies all forms of living things. Within each of these branches are the sciences that you are probably more familiar with, including chemistry, biology, anatomy and so on.

When you look at them as a whole, these branches cover every aspect of the universe as we know it. And the sciences within each branch have their own subfields, too. For example, we have organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry and biochemistry. Phew. That's a lot of chemistry! The other sciences are like that as well. There is so much to learn and know about the world we live in, about ourselves and about the things we interact with every day, that there is seemingly no end in sight, especially with the discovery of new animals and sea creatures. But one thing is for sure: There are certain words that can be associated with each science. Can you match those words to the right branch of science? Take this quiz to find out!

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