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What is science? [Small group discussion] Write a one (1) sentence ‘definition’ beginning: Science is ……. Science as a way of thinking. Beliefs Curiosity Imagination Reasoning Cause-and-effect relationships Self-examination and skepticism Objectivity and open-mindedness.

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What is science small group discussion write a one 1 sentence definition beginning science is

What is science?

[Small group discussion]

  • Write a one (1) sentence ‘definition’ beginning:

    Science is ……


Science as a way of thinking

Science as a way of thinking

  • Beliefs

  • Curiosity

  • Imagination

  • Reasoning

  • Cause-and-effect relationships

  • Self-examination and skepticism

  • Objectivity and open-mindedness


Science as a way of investigating

Science as a way of investigating

  • Hypothesizing

  • Observation

  • Experimentation

  • Trial-and error

  • Communication

  • Mathematics


Science as a body of knowledge

Science as a body of knowledge

  • Facts

  • Concepts

  • Principles and laws

  • Theories

  • Models


Science interacts with technology society

Science interacts with technology & society

  • Technology

    • Information explosion

    • Computers/internet

  • Society

    • Governmental organizations

    • Private business

    • Environment


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