Type:

Article/Essay, Other

Description:

Reading dispelling the common misconception that science is a rigid exercise in proving a pre-conceived point. That there is little creativity or discovery in science, but rather it is a tedious exercise in proving something we already know to be true.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > History of Science
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Science > Process Skills

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

scientific theory scientific process

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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SCI.9-11.2.C: Science

know scientific theories are based on natural and physical phenomena and are capable of being tested by multiple independent researchers. Unlike hypotheses, scientific theories are well-established and highly-reliable explanations, but they may be subject to change as new areas of science and new technologies are developed;

SCI.9-11.2.D: Science

distinguish between scientific hypotheses and scientific theories;

SCI.10-12.2.A: Science

know the definition of science and understand that it has limitations, as specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section;

SCI.9-10.2.A: Science

know the definition of science and understand that it has limitations, as specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section;

SCI.9-10.3.A: Science

in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;

SCI.9-10.3.D: Science

evaluate the impact of research on scientific thought, society, and the environment;

SCI.9-10.3.F: Science

research and describe the history of physics and chemistry and contributions of scientists.

SCI.9-12.2.A: Science

know the definition of science and understand that it has limitations, as specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section;

SCI.9-12.3.A: Science

in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;
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