why does chemistry affect all aspects of life an most natural events?
all living and nonliving things are made of matter
five traditonal areas where chemistry can be divided?
organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and physical chemistry
what is the relationship between pure and applied chemistry?
pure chemistry involves research in knowledge and applied chemistry is involves research toward a goal
why would a student who wants to be a doctor need to study chemistry?
to know and understand how chemicals in the body work
what are 3 general reasons to study chemistry?
chemistry can be useful in explaining the natural world, preparing people for career opportunities, and producing informed citizens
what are some outcomes of modern research in chemistry?
can lead to technologies that aim to benefit the environment, conserve and produce energy, improve human life and expand our knowledge of the universe
how did Lavoisier help to transform chemistry?
from a science of observation to the science of measurement that it is today
what are the steps in a scientific method?
making observations, proposing and testing hypotheses, and developing theories
what role do collaboration and communication play in science?
they increase the likelihood of a successful outcome
how do chemists study the universe?
gather data back from places an they analyze matter brought back to the earth