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Color Coding Activity Read the following TOK essay and, as you read, try to identify if the candidate has included the following items from the TOK essay assessment instrument in this essay (included below). Highlight each category using a different color. Knowledge questions linked to the prescribed title
Prescribed title N3: Shared knowledge often changes over time. Does this fact undermine our confidence in current shared knowledge?
towards more accuracy and precision. Still, do changes always involve a progress? When it comes to ethics, it is even more complicated to determine, because our moral judgements and what is considered as right or wrong change and, thus, the ethical considerations as to what we should do. This, in turn, makes it very difficult to trust and rely on what we consider to be right and wrong in our actions nowadays. So, can we say that changes in ethical and moral knowledge claims show progress? To begin with, the scientific method is the key for the production of knowledge in the Natural Sciences, containing five key steps, observation, due to them testing a hypothesis, followed by performing an experiment, creating a law and finally a theory that unifies various laws. In the natural sciences we rely on perception and reason and thanks to technology we have better tools for observation and for testing hypotheses. Therefore through this method there is a

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