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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. specific
  2. parsimonious
  3. deterministic
  4. logical
  5. questions that are difficult to answer by scientific study
  1. a scientists assume that events happen for reasons. Things do not "just happen
  2. b the aim is to gain the greatest amount of understand from the smallest number of variables
  3. c scientists use inductive and deductive logic to achieve their goals. Theories must not contain logical inconsistencies
  4. d o Should media do something more than merely distribute whatever content will earn them the greatest profits in the shortest time?
    o Should media become involved in identifying and solving social problems?
  5. e scientists must be specific about the methods of measurement used to investigate a given phenomenon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. knowing the particular sequence of causal events
  2. (knowing why something occurs) place the phenomenon to be explained into a broader framework or pattern that doesn't really require much additional elaboration
  3. over that phenomenon
  4. descriptions of observations must be sufficiently detailed that other scientists will be able to replicate the observations
  5. it should be possible to specify ahead of time what sort of data, if observed, would make the hypothesis false

5 True/False questions

  1. open to modificationas time passes, new evidence may be expected to revises existing ways of thinking about a phenomenon

          

  2. 4 major goals of sciencecombines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation

          

  3. prediction(knowing why something occurs) place the phenomenon to be explained into a broader framework or pattern that doesn't really require much additional elaboration

          

  4. Ways of Knowingknowing the particular sequence of causal events

          

  5. scientific theorycombines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation

          

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