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ANT200 Introduction to ArchaeologyLecture 3 ScienceThe acquisition and organization of knowledge through observation hypothesis testing and theory buildingProcedure 1Collect data2Formulate hypothesis about data3Check the hypothesis using another set of data with a new set of data so that the conclusion is more reliable4Confirm or falsify the hypothesis5If falsified adjust the hypothesis accordingly and start over againExampleLaw of Superposition Sedimentary layers are deposited in a time sequence with the oldest on the bottom and the youngest on the top oWas first stated by a geologist and data was collected from sedimentsoThe one that is lower down is the lowestoThe fossils that are embedded in lower layers are older in comparison to the fossils found higher up in the layersoThis can provide the relative dating of cultural remains that are foundCritical ThinkingThe art of analyzing and evaluating thinking with a view to improving itIt encourages creat
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