Science, Thursday, June 1

The Scientific Method is Crap

Watch the following video:

1) What are the steps in the scientific method?

2) What are the problems with using the scientific method? Explain each problem in detail.

3) As a culture, why do we fear science? Explain the three reasons why.

4) What is the cycle of scientific thinking?

5) What makes scientists different from other people?

6) Why is the cycle of scientific thinking better than following the scientific method?

7) There are only three things that can happen with this better model for science. What are these three things?

8) According to this scientist, you don’t have to be an expert to do science. Explain what is good enough.

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2 Replies to “Science, Thursday, June 1”

  1. Good morning,

    Last night, right before bedtime, Reed told me he “forgot” he had science questions to do. I had him start the assignment this morning but he did not complete it. Reed will have plenty of time this weekend to start preparing for his final tests. Thank you for all of your help getting Reed to apply himself more in you class. He is quite capable but needs that little extra push. Since Reed still has lost his cell phone privileges, could you remind him to bring home any study materials required for his upcoming tests?

    Thanks again for all of your hard work,

    Rodney Levesque

    Technological Department Head

    Lead Teacher – OYAP Precision Metal, SHSM Manufacturing

    Greater Essex County District School Board

    (519) 736-2149 Ext. 30408

    ________________________________

    1. Sorry for reading this so late. Reed’s been keeping up with his assignments so he must have found some time to complete them. He’s doing quite well this term. Thanks for your help.

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