SCI-TECHNIQUES
LOCAL SCIENCE NEWS TRIVIA
INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE NEWS TRIVIA
SCI-TECH JOURNALISM
100

Scientific writing must be written in this way to present facts and information without bias. It is also the opposite to subjective.

Objective

100

In September 2020, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pushed for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay using artificial sand composed of this mineral.

Dolomite
100

The company that is doing research for launching rockets for human space travel to Mars; recently held the Starship SN11 launch.

SpaceX

100

Science journalists communicate news and other information about science to this target audience. It is the opposite of a specific demographic.

General public

200

A word describing something that is applicable to the present. Scientific data in Sci-Tech writing must always be ________.

Relevant

200

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) investigated the use of this natural oil as a supplement for the treatment of COVID-19. However, more studies are needed to confirm its effectiveness.

Virgin coconut oil

200

This country made headlines for suffering one of the largest natural disasters on March 11, 2011.

Japan

200

Modern science journalism can generally be dated back to this century.

19th century

300

Starting with the letter B, this should be avoided when writing scientific articles, especially academic papers.

Bias

300

This institution under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has recorded volcanic activity in Taal Volcano, placing it under Alert Level 2.

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

300

In April 2019, the first image of a supermassive black hole was taken at the center of this galaxy located 55 million light years from Earth.

M87

300

This term is used to describe beliefs, practices, and statements that claim to be scientific but are actually incompatible with the scientific method. Fake science news sites, such as Natural News, deal with the propagation of this.

Pseudoscience
400

The latest edition of the APA or American Psychological Association.

7th Edition

400

The new variant of COVID-19 that was first detected in the Philippines is referred to by this term.

P.3

400

Dubbed as the ‘God Particle’, this particle is the last predicted particle in the Standard Model of Physics.

Higgs boson

400

This publication, one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary journals based in London and published weekly, also has a news website with the same name.

Nature

500

These are specialized words that are difficult to understand and should be avoided in Sci-Tech writing.

Jargon

500

This cube satellite was deployed on March 14 of this year as a successor to the first of its kind, the Maya-1.

Maya-2

500

Discovered in 2014, it confirmed the predictions made by Albert Einstein in his theory of relativity made exactly one hundred years before.

Gravitational waves

500

Many famous scientists, including Albert Einstein, have contributed articles to this American popular science magazine, which is also the oldest continuously published monthly magazine in the USA.

Scientific American

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