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1.1 Nature Of Science
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1.1 Nature Of Science
1.1 Nature Of Science
1.1 Nature Of Science
1.1 Nature Of Science
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    • 1. 1.1 The Nature of Science Pages 4 - 11
    • 2. Goal 1 Explain how science works
    • 3. <ul><li>Science actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observing </li></ul></ul>
    • 4. <ul><ul><li>Studying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded observations </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 5. <ul><ul><li>Experimenting </li></ul></ul>
    • 6. <ul><ul><li>Carefully designed experiments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Address the phenomenon </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous trials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and Math </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All methods / data </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Truthful and accurate </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Results tested </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    • 7. <ul><li>Types of data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantitative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NO numbers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 8. <ul><li>Quantitative data </li></ul>
    • 9. <ul><li>Qualitative data </li></ul>
    • 10. Goal 2 Recognize the difference between scientific law and scientific theory
    • 11. <ul><li>Scientific law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statement of an observed event / phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO explanation of event / phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The sun rises every morning and sets every evening. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 12. <ul><li>Scientific theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An explanation of an event / phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tested repeatedly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used to make predictions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The sun rises every morning and sets every evening because the earth is rotating </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 13. <ul><li>Law or theory? </li></ul><ul><li>Objects fall towards the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity. </li></ul><ul><li>Ice forms on ponds in the winter. </li></ul><ul><li>Ice forms on ponds in the winter because the temperature drops below 0 ° celsius. </li></ul>
    • 14. Goal 3 Describe the 3 branches of science and their specialties *
    • 15. <ul><li>Biological Sciences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of living things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Botany = study of plants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Zoology = study of animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Ecology = study of interactions in nature </li></ul></ul>
    • 16. <ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of matter and energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Physics = forces and energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Chemistry = matter and its changes </li></ul></ul>
    • 17. <ul><li>Earth Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Geology = physical nature and history of Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Meteorology = atmosphere and weather </li></ul></ul>
    • 18. <ul><li>Thanks to the following individuals who have generously contributed images with creative commons’ licenses!! </li></ul><ul><li>Halite … by smccann on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Sara with binocs…….Randylane on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Skateboarder study… Monkeyc.net on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Nut balancing…. Scoobymoo on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Thermometer… Ryan R on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Old Faithful scatter plot … pd by NWstephens on wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Old Faithful pic… by RMHermen on wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Sunrise … cruadinx on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Treefrog … by rainforest_harley on Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic bomb … pd-gov on wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Grand canyon … by Diliff on wikipedia </li></ul>

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