Self-Study Guide #3 Answer Key (80 Questions)
From: Schick Chapter 5: Looking for Truth in Personal Experience 96-141
1. F People sincerely believe many things that are false! After all, everyone used to believe the
earth was flat. The point is that the s
Reading Self-Study Guide #4 Answer Key (80 Questions)
PCL Chapter 3 pp. 35-56, PCL Chapter 4 pp. 57-76,
Schick Chapter 4 pp. 84-90, Schick Chapter 7 pp. 234-248, PCL Chapter 5 pp. 77-97
PCL Chapter 3 pp. 35-56
1. a These are made of only one type of atom;
Reading Self-Study Guide #3 (80 Questions)
Schick Chapter 5 part 96-141, PCL Chapter 2*, and the Abducted book
*for those of you using the e-version of the PCL textbook, the reading would be Chapter 29, also
titled The Universe
Schick Chapter 5: Looking f
Reading Quiz #1 (60 questions)
Schick Chapter 1, PCL Chapter 1, Schick Chapter 6 part 158-181, and
Schick Chapter 3, parts 33-39 and 49-55.
Please remember that these quizzes are not graded. They are designed to help you
know whether or not you understand
Certainty of Global Climate Change?
Certainty in science
Difficult to determine certainty of GCC
Should we act?
Risk management grid
Expert decisions affect risk management
Who is potentially affected affects decision
Ozone hole: example
Reading Self-Study Guide #7
CIS Chapter 8: Human Biology Care and Maintenance, pp. 139-160.
CIS Chapter 9: Rocks and Minerals, pp. 161-184.
CIS Chapter 10: Plate tectonics, pp. 185-210.
CIS Chapter 8: Human Biology pp. 139-160
1. Aside from
Self-study Reading Guide #8 (90 questions) The last one!
1. PCL Chapter 12: The Basic Unit of Life the Cell: pp. 233-260
2. PCL Chapter 13: Genetics pp 261-285
3. Schick Chapter 8 all: Relativism, truth and reality pp 295-317
4. PCL Chapter 14: Evolution
Reading Self-Study Guide #6 (20 Questions)
Schick Chapter 7 part 227-231, and Schick Chapter 5 part 141-150
Note that this material will not be on exam #2; it will be covered on exam #3.
Schick Chapter 7: Case Studies in the Extraordinary (part 227-231)
Self-Study Reading Guide #5 (100 Questions)
* This is a lengthy assignment. As discussed in the syllabus, its best to do an assignment
like this by breaking it into sections rather than trying to do it all at once!
Laws and Relativity Power Point, PCL Cha
Reading Self-Study Guide #2 Answer Key (30 questions)
Schick Chapter 4 Knowledge, Belief and Evidence 62-87 & 95
3. b, You can consider a claim to be beyond a reasonable doubt if it offers the best
explanation of something. The best explanation
Reading Self-Study Guide #5 Answer Key (100 Questions)
Laws and Relativity Power Point, PCL Chapter 6, PCL Chapter 7, Paranormal-Part 1
Power Point lecture, Schick Chapter 2 all pp. 14-29, Schick Chapter 6 part 197-212,
Schick Chapter 7 parts 220-227 and
Reading Quiz #1 (60 questions) Answer Key
Explanatory comments are given in blue
T= a, F = b
Schick Chapter 1, PCL Chapter 1, Schick Chapter 6 part 158-181, and Schick Chapter 3,
parts 33-39 and 49-55.
Schick Chapter 1 Close Encounters With the Strange 1-
Reading Quiz #2 (30 questions)
Schick Chapter 4 Knowledge, Belief and Evidence, pages 62-84 & page 90
1. Why is it in our best interest to have a clear understanding of knowledge and how it is
a. knowledge is needed to help us attain our goals