Science | Science Dictionary

Do you know what a meteor is, or what scientists mean when they are talking about cryogenics? Our collection of science terms explains the meaning of some of the most common scientific ideas.

Astronomy Terms

Astronomy Terms

Astronomy terms are used to describe the various phenomena in space. In this section you can learn what every astronomy term means and how it helps us to better understand the cosmos. See more »

Awards and Organizations

Awards and Organizations

Some of the major awards and organizations in the field of physics are explained in this section. Here you will learn about the some of the major awards scientists can earn. See more »

Biology Terms

Biology Terms

Biology terms are phrases commonly used in the study of living organisms. Understanding biology terms is vital to anyone interested in learning about or studying biology. Biology terms cover all biological fields, including genetics and conservation. See more »

Chemistry Terms

Chemistry Terms

Chemistry terms are used to describe the various chemical elements, compounds, processes and tests. Whether you're in the classroom or the lab, chemistry terms are necessary for proper communication. Click here to check out some great chemistry articles. See more »

Famous Scientists

Famous Scientists

You may have heard the names Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie before, but do you know what they contributed to science? Here you can learn about some of the most famous scientists in the world. See more »

Geology Terms

Geology Terms

Geology terms helps us to explain the phenomena that occurs above, below and on the surface of Earth. These terms can help you gain a better understanding of geology. Learn more geology terms here. See more »

Meteorological Terms

Meteorological Terms

Meteorological terms helps us to explain the weather, climate, and phenomena that occurs in our atmosphere. Learn more meteorological terms and how they are used here. See more »

Physics Terms

Physics Terms

Major physics terms are explained in these articles. Here you can learn about some of the fundamental physics concepts. See more »

Petrology

Petrology

Petrology is a discipline of geology that studies rocks, minerals and the processes that act on them. Scientists focus on the formation of rocks in this field of science. See more »

Plant Terms

Plant Terms

Plant terms are words and phrases that are used in botany. Plant terms describe plant life, growth, structure and classification. Knowing and understanding plant terms is vital to the study of botany. See more »