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Unformatted text preview: stupid (c) Prediction (i) I bet people driving with their cell phones will do stupid things (d) Experiment (i) Test the prediction (2) Experiment (a) Variables (i) Alcohol consumption (independent variable) (ii) Driving(dependent variable) (b) Operational Definition (i) How you measure your variable (ii) Independent variable(Cause) (iii) Dependent variable(effect) (3) PROOF (a) A good scientist never uses the word PROVE iii) Goals of Science (1) Description (a) When you take a political poll (i) Observation by hypothesis (2) Prediction (a) If->then (3) Explanation (a) Cause/effect...
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- Spring '08
- stupid things, good scientist