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Give a term used to describe the modern theory of evolution.
One term used to describe the modern theory of evolution is the "mutation-selection theory."
Is a geologist who helps a mining company locate mineral deposits a pure scientist or an applied scientist?
He is an applied scientist because he uses research to solve a specific human requirement.
Give a brief definition of science.
Science is an observation of the physical world.
What are four limitations of science?
1. Science is not a giver of truth.
2. Our senses are limited.
3. Scientists are subject to error and bias.
4. Science cannot make value judgments.
How do theistic evolutionists differ from creationists in respect to the amount of time required for creation?
Theistic evolution states that it took millions of years for the universe to be created, whereas creationists believe in a literal six-day creation as described in the Torah.
What are the two categories of nuclear waste?
1. high-level wastes
2. low-level wastes
What are data?
Data are bits of information collected by using the senses.
List seven options for disposing of high-level nuclear waste.
1. shoot it into space
2. dilute it in the ocean
3. store it on Antarctica
4. bury it under the ocean
5. change it into another substance
6. store it underground
7. reprocess and reuse the material in other nuclear applications
What is the difference between pure science and applied science?
Pure science involves research for the purpose of advancing man's knowledge (knowledge for the sake of knowledge); applied science involves research that directly benefits mankind socially and economically.
What are low-level wastes?
Low-level wastes are materials that have come into contact with and have been contaminated by radioactive materials, such as tools and gloves.
Give three evidences that support the Bible as the true Word of HaShem?
1. fulfilled prophecy
2. accurate history
3. accurate descriptions of the physical world
What is information collected by observation called?
Information collected by observation is known as data.
Name five controversial uses of technology.
1. cloning
2. genetic altering of food
3. abortion
4. violation of privacy
5. deep space exploration
What are high-level wastes?
High-level wastes are discarded materials and devices originally built with radioactive materials that may now contain the products of nuclear reactions, such as reactor fuel cells and reactor plant components.