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Guided Notes – Doing Science: Science in the Modern WorldScience: AssumptionsThe two basic assumptions in science are:The Universe has to abide by rulesThe rules can be deducedDoing ScienceThe parts of doing science are:Starts with curiosityPropose a hypothesisTest with experiments and observationsResults are always tentativeA hypothesis must have the following properties:PredictionsTestableNatural ProcessesSimplest possible explanationTest Yourself – HypothesisThey key property of a hypothesis that makes it scientific is that it should beTestableYour Turn – HypothesesDiscuss the following hypothesis and decide if it is testable or not (and why). If it is, suggest a way to test it:

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