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Unformatted text preview: observation, not theory 3. Process: a way of knowing, different than other fields, ex) philosophy and religion aren't science Scientific 4. Method: construct a hypothesis and test it in a systematic way, keep trying and modifying hypothesis until it is right 5. Scientific theory: when repeatedly confirmed through empirical data, becomes scientific theory, unless proven false after Term what is the scientific method Definition the standard procedure of research and testing that any hypothesis must go through in order to be considered science: hypothesis is stated, data is collected to test it,, and hypothesis is either supported or refuted. process involves observation of a natural phenomenon with some deduction about its cause...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO an 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '09