Science Word Search


Science has many branches. This science word search contains the names of 30 different branches of science.

Science Word Search

Find the words from the list forward and backward in vertical, horizontal, and diagonal directions.

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Branches of Science Word Search Words

This word search is full of various -ology science words.  Here’s what they all mean.

Acoustics – The science and study of sound.

Anatomy – The science and study of the structure of the body.

Anthropology – The science and study of human studies.

Astronomy – The science and study of celestial bodies and space.

Biology – The science and study of life.

Chemistry – The science and study of matter, its properties, and interactions with other matter and energy.

Ecology – The science and study of relationships between living organisms and their environment.

Embryology – The science and study of embryos.

Entomology – The science and study of insects.

Gemology – The science and study of gemstones.

Geology – The science and study of the Earth.

Histology – The science and study of living tissue.

Hydrology – The science and study of water.

Ichthyology – The science and study of fish.

Kinetics – The science and study of motion.

Lithology – The science and study of rocks.

Meteorology – The science and study of weather.

Metrology – The science and study of measurement.

Mycology – The science and study of fungi.

Oceanology – The science and study of oceans.

Ornithology – The science and study of birds.

Paleontology – The science and study of fossils and ancient life.

Parasitology – The science and study of parasites.

Physics – The science and study of matter and energy.

Physiology – The science and study of the functions of living organisms.

Toxicology – The science and study of poison.

Virology – The science and study of viruses.

Vulcanology – The science and study of volcanoes.

Zoology – The science and study of animals.

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