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BYU-I - FDSCI 101 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: Brigham Young University - Idaho
Department: OTHER
Course: Science Foundations
Professor: Rachel Jolley
Term: Fall 2017
Tags: Science
Name: FDSCI 101 STUDY GUIDE
Description: This is a study guide based on what we've discussed in class so far.
Uploaded: 09/27/2017
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background image FDSCI 101 Study Guide    The Nature of Science 
 
1.  What are the four elements of the scientific method that we discussed in class?   
 
 
2.  Name two main differences between a hypothesis and a scientific theory.   
 
 
3.  Name two examples of known scientific assumptions.   
 
 
4.  T  /  F – A scientific theory is true as long as it is extensively tested.   
 
5.  T  /  F – After many, many, many tests with reliable results, a hypothesis becomes a  scientific law.   
 
6.  T  /  F – A hypothesis has NOT been extensively tested.   
 
7.  T  /  F – A Theory has NOT been extensively tested.   
 
8.  T  /  F – You are NOT allowed to be a fence sitter when it comes to scientific theories.  You must choose a theory you completely agree with.   
 
9.  T  /  F – Scientific laws are based on observation, NOT interpretation.   
 
10. T  /  F – A hypothesis is based on observation, NOT interpretation.   
 
11.  Describe what we mean when we say, “a scientific theory is true.”   
 
12.  T  /  F – When a scientific theory is disproven, it means that we cannot trust any  information from that theory.   
 

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School: Brigham Young University - Idaho
Department: OTHER
Course: Science Foundations
Professor: Rachel Jolley
Term: Fall 2017
Tags: Science
Name: FDSCI 101 STUDY GUIDE
Description: This is a study guide based on what we've discussed in class so far.
Uploaded: 09/27/2017
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