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Apol. Gen Science #2

Apologia Exploring Creation with General Science 2nd ed. Module2

counter-example An example that contradicts a conclusion
Hypothesis An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or answer a question
Theory A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of data
Scientific Law A theory that has been tested by and is consistent with generations of data
Put into their proper order: a. Theory is now a law b. Hypothesis is now a theory c. Make observations d. Perform experiments to confirm the hypothesis e. Form a hypothesis f. Perform many experiments over several years Make observations Form a hypothesis Perform experiments to confirm hypothesis Hypothesis is now a theory Perform many experiments over several years Theory is now a law
What is wrong with the following statement "All objects, regardless of their weight, fall at the same rate It does not mention air. In the absence of air, all objects, regardless of weight fall at the same rate.
When scientists discovered high-temperature superconductors, it was quite surprising. Why? They were surprised because a scientific theory said they should not exist.
Name the 3 limitations of Science a. It cannot prove anything b. It is not 100% reliable c. It must conform to the scientific method
There is a lot of interest in how life originated on this planet. Can such a subject by studied by science? Yes, science can be used to study ANY question, as long as the scientific method is used.
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