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Unformatted text preview: Scientific laws are from extensive observation and testing Theories are tentative to change Scientific models are created to help understand phenomena Scientific Method Scientific research Basic research – created knowledge and new understanding Applied research – specific societal problems The code of life James Watson and francis crick – structure of DNA discovered Led to biotechnology Agricultural research George Washington Carver Created science called chemurgy, the use of argriculture in industry Human Impacts Malthus questioned the sustainablility of earth for population growth Environmental Sensitivity Rachel Carson Zoology Dangers of pesticides Cornerstone of environmental movement...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PHI 2010 taught by Professor Dobson during the Spring '08 term at FAU.
- Spring '08