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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 Chap 1 Lab Scientific Method
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9/14/11 Research Basic research is used to extend the boundaries of current knowledge, and provides the scientific foundation used in applied research. Results undergo peer review in scientific journals. Results must be reproducible.
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9/14/11 Scientific Inquiry The word Science is derived from Latin and means “to know” Inquiry is the search for information and explanation There are two main types of scientific inquiry: discovery science (using inductive reasoning)
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9/14/11 Reasoning Deductive reasoning Apply general principles to predict specific results Inductive reasoning Use specific observations to construct general principles
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9/14/11 Discovery Science Discovery science describes natural structures and processes It is based on observation and the analysis of data It uses inductive reasoning i.e. repeated specific observations can lead to logical conclusions. The sun always rises in the east. All organisms are made of cells
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Hypothesis based science explains natural structures and processes Questions are asked What causes ………? Why is this occurring?
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