NIS - BIOLOGY. Lecture 1 The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method Ozgur Unal. The Nature of Science. Science is a process that uses observation and investigation to gain knowledge about the events in nature . Science : What does come to your mind ?.
TheNature of ScienceandtheScientificMethod
Hypothesis: An educatedguess
Experiment: A wayto test hypothesis
Question: Howdoesthethickness of theseedcoataffectthegermination rate of theseeds?
Temperature, amount of sunlight, wateretc.
Performtheexperiment, collectandrecordyour data:
Astronomy vs Astrology
Whichone is a science? Why?