By Mr. Kerr. Testable Questions. Objects, events, or phenomena in nature No supernatural phenomena No personal preference No moral values or ethics. Focus on the natural world. Publicly varifiable. Observations and results must be reproducible Must be possible to disprove a claim
By Mr. Kerr
Objects, events, or phenomena in nature
No supernatural phenomena
No personal preference
No moral values or ethics
What is being measured or observed must be clearly defined
Scientists develop “operational definitions” when needed
Variables must be measurable
Some variables are difficult to measure: happiness, pain
Which food is better, tacos or pizza?
Did the ghost of Captain Blackbeard really appear to the English sailors?
Which hurts worse: shots or blood draws?
Is it OK to clone human beings?
Are there gnomes living in AJ’s back yard?