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    • + Experimental Design
    • + Thinking like a scientist  Main Idea: Scientific explanations combine evidence that can be observed with what people already know about the world.
    • + Thinking like a scientist  Main Idea: Well-accepted theories are supported by different kinds of scientific investigations often involving the contributions of individuals from different disciplines.
    • + Thinking like a scientist  Main Idea: all scientific explanations are tentative and subject to change or improvement
    • + Thinking like a scientist  Main Idea: Learning about the historical development of scientific better understanding of the relationship between science and society. concepts provides a
    • + Thinking like a scientist  Main Idea: Values are essential to making ethical decisions about the application of scientific knowledge.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Scientific inquiry involves the testing of proposed explanations.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Development of a research plan involves researching background information from a variety of sources.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Hypotheses are predictions based upon research and observation.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Hypotheses are widely used in science for determining what data to collect and as a guide for interpreting the data.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Scientists should describe the investigations in ways that enable others to repeat the investigations, including recommendations for methodologies, use of technologies, proper equipment, and safety precautions.
    • + Developing and Testing Hypotheses  Main Idea: Development of a research plan requires planning to avoid bias  Repeated trials  Large sample size  Objective data-collection techniques
    • + Organizing, Analyzing, and Drawing Conclusions  Main Idea: Various methods of representation and organizing data can help lead to new insights and interpretations.
    • + Organizing, Analyzing, and Drawing Conclusions  Main Idea: Scientific explanations are accepted when they are consistent with experimental and observational evidence and they lead to accurate predictions.
    • + Organizing, Analyzing, and Drawing Conclusions  Main Idea: Hypotheses are valuable, even if they turn out to not be correct.
    • + Organizing, Analyzing, and Drawing Conclusions  Main Idea: Scientists use peer review to evaluate the results of scientific investigations and the explanations proposed by other scientists.
    • + Organizing, Analyzing, and Drawing Conclusions  Main Idea: Inquiry involves making judgments about the reliability of the source and relevance of the information.