Kelly Gerdeman

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Kelly Gerdeman 1. What ideas about the characteristics of science surprised you? From this reading I learned several things about science, or I should say it made me look at science from a different angle. Science is not technology, the reason that I didn’t make this connection before is because science and technology impact eachother greatly. Science is more concerned about understanding how things work and why things are. Another thing that this paper opened my eyes to is that research isn’t only done to benefit or advance society, it’s sometimes just done out of curiosity, they type of science that is done to gain advances in society is called applied science. Another type of science is authentic science, it’s based on theory. Ideas come up and are either accepted or rejected over a period of time, a lot of persuading is done. As the ideas spark the curiosity of more scientists research evidence and reasoning helps scientists understand more about these ideas. As I read further into this paper it talks about how science can always be
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