5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- questions that are difficult to answer by scientific study
- a scientists must be specific about the methods of measurement used to investigate a given phenomenon
- b (knowing why something occurs) place the phenomenon to be explained into a broader framework or pattern that doesn't really require much additional elaboration
- c 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?
- d foretelling the future
- e it should be possible to specify ahead of time what sort of data, if observed, would make the hypothesis false
5 Multiple choice questions
- combines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation
- knowing the particular sequence of causal events
- Experience, authority, science
- consists of more than one statement; they yield hypotheses that are testable by observation.
- as time passes, new evidence may be expected to revises existing ways of thinking about a phenomenon
5 True/False questions
general → the aim is to understand overall patterns of events. The larger the scope that is explained, the more useful the explanation is.
authority → the aim is to understand overall patterns of events. The larger the scope that is explained, the more useful the explanation is.
4 major goals of science → combines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation
logical → scientists use inductive and deductive logic to achieve their goals. Theories must not contain logical inconsistencies
parsimonious → foretelling the future