Scientific Method - A scientific model must make testable...

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Scientific Method Question Hypothesis a tentative explanation (theory) Prediction Test Result confirm, reject, or modify Science and Religion Science is based on observation and analysis…. .not belief and faith Scientists don’t believe in theories, we observe them… We are constantly trying to test and falsify theories. You don’t do that with your religion…. Science: Science seeks explanations that rely solely on natural causes.
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Unformatted text preview: A scientific model must make testable predictions. Tests that fail out force us to revise or abandon the model. Not perfect, not always right, but most successful discipline at predicting the way nature works. Pseudoscience Generally holds absolute truth Cherry-picks evidence available Tends to play on emotions and fears instead of logic...
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