SCIENCE 10 – SCIENTIFIC METHOD ASSIGNMENT

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Science 10 – SCIENTIFIC METHOD ASSIGNMENT
Use the following website to answer the questions below, using proper
sentences…Do this on loose-leaf – not on this sheet! 
http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node5.html
1. What is the “best approach in separating truth from lies and delusions”?
2. (a) Why do scientists not repeat every experiment?
(b) Why do some experiments get repeated?
3. An important part of a scientific theory or hypothesis is that it be “falsifiable”.
What does this mean?
4. Can science ever really prove anything? Justify your answer.
5. What is an extraordinary claim? Define and give an example.
6. Briefly describe “Occam’s Razor” in your own words.
7. What is the “experimenter effect”? Give an example of each type of bias
described under this heading.
8. Is there any fraud in the world of science? Explain.
9. MORE IFO and QUIZ…
http://www.carlton.srsd119.ca/chemical/Proof/default.htm
10. Just for fun, visit
http://aspire.cosmic-ray.org/labs/scientific_method/sci_method_main.html
to try to solve a neat, interactive mystery...
and/or = Scroll down to the T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. link  and see some serious
scientific exploration of twinkies…
http://www.howe.k12.ok.us/~jimaskew/hsimeth.htm