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what is science?
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  1. Which is the goal of science?
    The goal of science is to investigate and understand the natural world, to explain events in the natural world and to use those explanations to make useful predictions. (understand nature)
  2. Science
    An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural world
  3. Observation
    Process of gathering information about events or processes in a careful, orderly way.
  4. Data
    Information gathered from observations
  5. Inference
    Logical interpretation based on prior knowledge or experience
  6. Hypothesis
    Is a proposed scientific explanation for set of observations

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