L1 ch 1 - Lecture 1 Chapter 1 Science as Inquiry 1...

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Lecture 1: Chapter 1 Science as Inquiry 1. Exploring science -What is science? -What are scientists? -What do scientists do? -What does it mean to think like scientists? -What is inquiry? -How is inquiry used in science? 2. Discovery-Based Science and Hypothesis Testing -Discovery-based science is the collection and analysis of date without the need for a hypothesis -Hypothesis is an explanation for a problem you observe or natural phenomenon 3. The scientific Method Identify a problem you would like to solve Formulate a hypothesis Test the hypothesis Collect and analyze the data--Record the data you collect from your experiment. Make conclusions (accept or reject hypothesis-can’t prove) 4. Looking at the hypothesis What is the role of the hypothesis? -formulate an explanation for an observation a scientist has made What is the difference between a hypothesis and a theory? -a theory is based on large amounts of data over a period of time -scientists start out with a problem or question that can be phrased as a hypothesis -once hypothesis is formulated, a scientist will usually design an
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L1 ch 1 - Lecture 1 Chapter 1 Science as Inquiry 1...

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