Science Personal Statement

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Science is one of the few disciplines that continues to develop in our society, whether it is through technology or new discoveries. When considering my own relationship to the world of science, I often consider the past science classes I’ve taken. Thinking back to learning about the scientific method in elementary school to constructing science fair projects for six consecutive years had me realize how far I had come without really questioning science. The year I had made it past the first phase of the science fair was in the fourth grade. My dad and I had constructed a clay model of the human ear. It was the first time I had put so much effort into my project. All of the teachers were able to pick two students from their classes to present …show more content…
I felt choosing to become a Psychology major was one of the best choices I’ve made. Being able to incorporate learning about the human mind and behavior and applying how science works with this is something that interests me a lot. When people often think of the field of psychology, the word “science” does not typically come to mind, but science is in fact the foundation of psychology and without it, we would not be able to prove or disprove certain studies. There are several different branches I could study in my major, but I want to be able to integrate it with my passion of helping others and living more …show more content…
I think science has played a major role in our society today and without it, we would constantly be questioning ourselves. One advancement that science has brought along is technology. For example, we wouldn’t be able to communicate information so quickly with others or get responses from people right away. Another way science has positively impacted our environment is through health care. The development of new medications and treatments has made our world a cleaner place. Some of the ways science has negatively impacted our environment is through the experimentation on animals. I don’t believe it is right to use these animals for drug testing because the animals does not having any consent. I believe animals should be used for studies, however we should not have to use them in this way to get the results we need. The development of highly developed machinery can pollute the environment and cause of ecological footprint to become bigger. Science is a very controversial subject and can be argued over most topics, but it is no question that we would not be a more developed society without

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