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Chapter 3

NATS 1840 Chapter 3: 3.1-The Nature of Science


Department
Natural Science
Course Code
NATS 1840
Professor
Carl Wolfe
Chapter
3

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Scientists collect data, from hypothesis, and develop theories,
models, and laws about how nature works
- Science is an attempt to discover order in the natural word
and use that knowledge to describe what is likely to happen in
nature.
- Science is different from other areas of thought by its use of
empirical methods through which ideas about how the world works
are subject to a harsh judgment: nature.
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