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1.1 The Nature of Science Pages 4 - 11
Goal 1 Explain how science works
<ul><li>Science actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observing </li></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><li>Studying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded observations </li></ul></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><li>Experimenting </li></ul></ul>
<ul><ul><li>Carefully designed experiments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Address the phenomenon  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Types of data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantitative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Quantitative data </li></ul>
<ul><li>Qualitative data </li></ul>
Goal 2 Recognize the difference between  scientific law  and  scientific theory
<ul><li>Scientific law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statement  of an observed event / phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO ex...
<ul><li>Scientific theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An  explanation  of an event / phenomenon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teste...
<ul><li>Law or theory? </li></ul><ul><li>Objects fall towards the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Objects fall towards the Earth ...
Goal 3 Describe the 3  branches  of science and their  specialties *
<ul><li>Biological Sciences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of living things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Botany = study of p...
<ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of matter and energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Physics = forces a...
<ul><li>Earth Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science of Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Geology = physical nature and his...
<ul><li>Thanks to the following individuals who have generously contributed images with creative commons’ licenses!! </li>...
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    1. 1. 1.1 The Nature of Science Pages 4 - 11
    2. 2. Goal 1 Explain how science works
    3. 3. <ul><li>Science actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observing </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Studying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recorded observations </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Experimenting </li></ul></ul>
    6. 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. 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. 8. <ul><li>Quantitative data </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Qualitative data </li></ul>
    10. 10. Goal 2 Recognize the difference between scientific law and scientific theory
    11. 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. 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. 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. 14. Goal 3 Describe the 3 branches of science and their specialties *
    15. 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. 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. 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. 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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