What is science? In how many branches the knowledge of science is divided? Define each branch of science
Science and Its Branches
- Science. The word science is derived from a Latin word “scientia,” meaning knowledge. How do we define science? The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.
- Branches of Science. There are two branches:
- The biological sciences. The branch which deal with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.
- Physical sciences. The branch which concern with non-living things. Basically, Physical science is the study of physics and the chemistry of nature.