Science Fields of study

Biology
the study of living things.

Botany
the study of plants

Biochemistry
the chemistry of living things

Marine biology
study of marine. (ocean, saltwater)

Zoology
the study of animals

Anatomy
study of the structure of living things

Entomology
the study of insects

Ecology
study of the relationships of living, dead, and non-living things

Microbiology
study of microscopic living things

Genetics
The study of heredity

Earth Science
the study of earth and its neighbors in space

Geology
study of solid Earth

Meteorology
study of Earth’s atmosphere

oceanography
study of Earth’s oceans

vulcanlogy
study of Earth’s volcanoes.

seismology
study of Earth’s earthquakes and seismic waves

astronomy
study of the universe

hydrology
study of the movement, distrubution and quality of Earth’s water.

Physical science
study of non-living systems including matter & energy

motion and forces
how and why things move, speed, acceleration, etc.

sound
vibrations within the atmosphere

light
visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum

electricity
flow of electrons

magnetism
force caused by objects that attract or repel other objects

heat
energy transferred from one substance to another

Chemistry
the study of the composition and structure of matter

thermometer
tool that measures temperature.

barometer
tool that measures air pressure

wind vane
tool that indicates wind direction

anemometer
tool that measures wind speed

telescope
tool used to observe and study the heavens

seismograph
tool that measures the movement within solid earth.