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Report
KNOWLEDGE of INQUIRY
ASPECT
Science investigations ALL
BEGIN with a QUESTION
There is no single
SCIENTIFIC METHOD
The QUESTION GUIDES the
INQUIRY PROCEDURES
The SAME PROCEDURES
may not equal the SAME
RESULTS
PROCEDURES can influence
RESULTS
CONCLUSIONS and DATA
must be CONSISTENT
SCIENCTIFIC DATA and
SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE are
NOT the same
EXPLANATIONS are from
DATA collected and PRIOR
KNOWLEDGE
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ASPECTS of NATURE of SCIENCE
ASPECT
Science is TENTATIVE
There is CREATIVITY in
the work of science
Scientists make
OBSERVATIONS AND
INFERENCES
There is SUBJECTIVITY
in the work of
scientists
There are THEORIES
AND LAWS in science
Science is affected by
SOCIETY AND
CULTURE
Science is BASED ON
DATA AND FACTS
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