When someone tells you that "science has proven" something, what should you say.
Science can never prove anything. List scientific theories and laws you have learned so far that have been demonstrated false in light of new data
A feather and a penny are dropped from the top of a building. Which will hit the ground first?
The penny. All things fall at the same rate is only true when there is no air. Air resistance will slow down the feather more than the penny.
A feather and a penny are dropped down a long tube that has no air in it. Which will hit the bottom of the tube first?
Neither. Both fall at the same rate, since there is no air.
name in order the steps of scientic method
Make observation, form a hypothesis, preform experiments to confirm hypothesis, hypothesis is now a theory, perform many experiments over several years, theory is now a law.
If a hypothesis does not agree with an experiment what are your two choices?
discard hypothesis or modify it to become consistent with data
Why was the theory of superconductors so startling to scientists?
a generally accepted scientific theory said it was impossible to have high temperature superconductors