January 31st - January 31st Geodynamo Earths magnetic field...

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January 31 st Geodynamo – Earth’s magnetic field Outer Core – liquid Inner core – solid Scientific Thinking Inductive and Deductive Thinking Speculation, hypothesis, theory, law Multiple working hypothesis and Ockham’s Razor What is and is not science Science in General Physics/Chemistry: Non-historical phenomena (time, independent) Same thing has  and will always happen Geology/Astronomy: More historical, Application of physical and chemical laws,  Processes to: o Reconstruct history o Explain history o Predict future events Basic Scientific Reasoning Deduction – prediction of results from known causes (reasoning in which the conclusion  obtained follows necessarily from the given premises) Induction – Interpreting ancient causes from their historical results (given) Geology – The experiment has been run and we often can’t replicate  it….problems of time and scale
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