earth sc ch1

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  1. What is science
    A way of learning about the natural world
  2. What skills do scientists use
    • 1. observing
    • 2. inferring
    • 3. predicting
  3. Can you make an inference without making an observation
    no, because when you infere you explain or interpret things you observe
  4. What is Scientific Inquiry
    the many ways in which scientists study the natural worl and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather
  5. Steps of the Scientific Inquiry
    • 1. Question
    • 2. Hypothesis
    • 3. Experiment
    • 4. Data
    • 5. Conclusions
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earth sc ch1
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2010-08-22 18:48:24
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