Feb 9 Notes - 2/9 Notes Science and Its Process A....

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2/9 Notes Science and Its Process A. Scientific process- a process that links together unifiable principles regarding the chemical, physical and natural world A method which outlines a series of steps used to answer specific questions. B. Science including two major modes of thinking 1. Deductive reasoning using general principles to logically make specific predictions 2. Inductive reasoning- when one makes specific predictions based upon multiple observations. C. the Scientific Method – involves specific steps 1. Observation 2. Question 3. Hypothesis- an educated prediction based upon specific observation and questions. It has yet to be tested 4. Experimentation (Testing) Results prove- accept hypothesis (Retest) Results Disprove- reject hypothesis, form a new one and retest Reproducible results 5. Theory- A comprehensive concept based upon (observation, hypothesis, experimentation, result) and is supported by experimentation and the scientific community. D. Experiments should include
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