1. What's your favorite science subject? Why?
2. Do you think it's important to study science?
Describe a science subject / lesson you have learned in (high) school.
Aerobiology – 空气生物学 (aero+biology)
The study of organic particles that are transported by the air. It is also branch of biology.
Amphibian – 两栖动物
a type of vertebrate that lives a portion of its life in water and another part on land.
Astronomy – 天文学
the scientific study of heavenly bodies
the blanket of gases surrounding the earth.
Bacteria – 细菌
one-celled living organisms. They have no nucleus in their cells
Biology – 生物学
the scientific study of living things
Botany – 植物学
the scientific study of plants
the scientific study of the heart
Carbon cycle – 碳循环
the constant exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen among living things
Carnivore – 食肉动物
an organism that eats other animals
Cell – 细胞
The smallest unit of living matter
The prevailing weather conditions of a region.
the scientific study of the skin
Earthquake – 地震
the shaking of the earth’s crust and mantle
Ecosystem – 生态系统
the group of living and non-living things in an environment.
a form of energy produced from the active energies of wind, water, oil, or coal.
Embryology – 胚胎学
the scientific study of embryos
Erosion – 侵蚀
the weathering away of rock pieces.
Evaporation - 蒸汽
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas
Evolution – 进化
a change in a population’s gene pool from one generation to another generation by such processes such as natural selection, mutation, and genetic drift.
Galaxy – 银河系
a collection of stars
Gravity – 重力
the pull of the earth
Geology – 地质学
the scientific study of the earth
Habitat – 栖息地
the place where an animal or plant resides and grows.
Hematology – 血液学
The scientific study of the blood
Herbivore – 食草动物
an organism that eats plants and other producers
Hibernate – 冬眠
to enter into a deep sleep or dormant condition during the winter
Humus – 腐殖质
a decayed animal or plant in the soil
Hurricane – 飓风
a large storm with a low pressure at its center
Immunology – 免疫学
the scientific study of the immune system
an animal without a backbone
Lunar Eclipse – 月食
the covering of the moon as it passes through the earth’s shadow.
Mammal – 哺乳动物
a warm-blooded vertebrate
Meteorite – 陨石，流星
a mass of stone from space and hits the surface of the moon or earth.
Meteorology – 气象学
the scientific study of the weather
Microbiology – 微生物学
the scientific study of micro-organisms
Oceanology – 海洋学
the scientific study of oceans
Omnivore – 杂食动物
an organism that eats both animals and plants
Opthalmology – 眼科学
the scientific study of the eyes
Ornithology – 鸟类学
the scientific study of birds
Parasitism – 寄生状态
a relationship in which an organism lives in other organism and benefits from that relationship. The other organism is harmed.
Parasitology - 寄生学
the scientific study of parasites
Photosynthesis – 光合作用
the food-making process of plants
Physiology – 生理学
the scientific study of the functions of living organisms
Pollution – 污染
harmful substances found in land, water, or air
water particles that fall from the atmosphere and reach the earth’s surface
the scientific study of mental processes in living creatures
Planet – 地球
a heavenly body revolving around the sun
Reptile – 爬行动物
A vertebrate with thick and dry skin. They are egg-laying organisms.
Sexology – 性学
the scientific study of sex
Star – 星星
a self-luminous heavenly body
Solar Eclipse – 日食
the covering of the sun when the moon passes between the sun and the earth
Solar System – 太阳系
the group that comprises the sun and the objects that are revolving around it
Symbiosis – 共生状态
a relationship between two organisms that persists over time
Tocology – 产科学
the scientific study of childbirth
Tornado – 龙卷风
a violent storm of whirling wind that travels across a narrow path in the ground
Toxicology – 毒理学
the scientific study of poisons
Vertebrate – 脊椎动物
an animal with a backbone
Volcano – 火山
an opening in the earth’s surface where lave flows out.
Water Cycle – 水循环
the movement of water from the earth to the air, and back to the earth’s surface.
Weathering – 风化作用
the process of breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces and particles.
Zoology – 动物学
the scientific study of animals.