Introduction to Science: The Scientific Method. What is Science?. The knowledge obtained by observing natural events and asking questions that can be tested leading to the discovery of facts and the formation of theories, principles, or laws.
Wisdom begins in wonder. ~ Socrates
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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust
An explanation that ties together many hypotheses and observations.
Supported by repeated trials.
May help with further predictions.
Tells why it happens.
A summary of many experimental results and observations.
Tells how things work
Only tells what happens, it does not explain why.What is the difference between a scientific theory and a scientific law?