Chapter 2—Science, Matter, Energy, and SystemsMULTIPLE CHOICE1.Sciencea.studies the past to predict the future.b.attempts to discover how the physical world works by experimenting,, making measurements and observations.c.is best described as a collection of facts found through using scientific methods.d.is supported by small amounts of evidence.e.none of these answers.ANS:BPTS:1DIF:ModerateTOP:2-1 What do Scientists do?2.Which of the following is notpart of the scientific method?3.Which of the following behaviors would be least accepted by the scientific community?4.Which of the following statements is incorrect?5.Which of the following does notcharacterize frontier science?a.It often involves disputes among scientists.b.It often deals with preliminary data.c.It can lead the public to think that all scientific ideas have the same level of uncertainty.d.The public usually readily understands it.e.It often captures news headlines.ANS:DPTS:1DIF:ModerateTOP:2-1 What do Scientists do?Chapter 2—Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems20
6.Which of the following statements is incorrectabout reliable science?
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