The Scientific MethodScience is based on the "Scientific Method." It has three steps which are usually repeated many times in succession. These steps are:1.Make Observations.The observations are often called "facts", but that doesn't mean they are always correct.2.Propose a Theory.A theory or hypothesis is a proposed explanation of the observations.3.Use the Theory to Predict Future Observations.oTo be scientific, the theory must be able to predict the outcome of a future observation.oFalsificationrefers to the possibility that the theory will be disproven if the prediction fails.oTheories which makes no verifiable predictions are not scientific, even though they might be correct explanations.Note that while a scientific theory can be disproven by any one experiment, it can never be proven true, because a new falsification experiment might prove it false. Thus, all scientific results are provisional and not believed to be absolutely true.
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