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a way of thinking and a body of knkowledge
science
what 2 branches are there to science
living things and non-living things
the most basic of science
physics
founders of the scientific method
galileo galilei and francis bacon
used to gain, organize, and apply new knowledge
scientific method
What are the steps to the scientific method?
a)recognize a problem (form a question
b)form a hypotheses (educated guess) to solve or answer
c)predict the consequences of the hypothesis
d)perform experiments to test predictions and hypothesis
e)formulate the simplest general rule organizing the outcome
agreement by observers of the same phenomenon
fact
synthesis of a large body of information that includes well-tested and verified hypothesis
scientific theory
method of answering theoretical questions
science
pursue knowledge, but does not intrude on human life
scientists
method of solving practical problems
technology
design, create, or build things for human use
technologists
values human interactions as they pertain to our senses
art
concerned with the source, purpose, and meaning of everything
religion