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Test, Science 1

TLAS and Scientific Inquiry

What skills do scientists use to learn about the world? Scientist use skills such as inferring, predicting, making models,classifying,and observing to learn more about the world.
What attitudes are important in science? A successful scientist should possess certain attitudes towards science,such as curiosity, honesty, open- mindedness, skepticism, and creativity.
Observing Using one or more of your senses to gather information
Quantitative Observations Observations that deal with numbers or amount
Qualitative Observations Observations that deal with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers
Inferring Explaining or interpreting the things that you observe
Classifying Making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence
Making Models Creating representations of complex objects or processes
Science A way of learning about the natural world
Skepticism Having an attitude pf doubt
What is scientific inquiry? Scientific inquiry is the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose to explanations based on evidence they gather.
What makes a hypothesis testable? What makes a hypothesis testable is if the researches must be able to carry out investigations and gather evidence that will either support or disprove the hypothesis.
How do scientific theories differ from scientific law? Scientific theory differs from scientific law because scientific law describes an observes pattern in nature without attempting to explain it, where as scientific theories a well tested explanations.
Created by: pinkpeacegirl11