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What is science the knowledge obtained by observing natural events and conditions in order to discover facts and formulate laws or principles that can.

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1 what is science the knowledge obtained by observing natural events and conditions in order to discover facts and formulate laws or principles that can be verified or tested the knowledge obtained by observing natural events and conditions in order to discover facts and formulate laws or principles that can be verified or tested So what’s the first step in science and scientific study??? So what’s the first step in science and scientific study???OBSERVATION

2 types of observation qualitative qualitative an observation made using one of the five senses an observation made using one of the five senses quantitative quantitative a measurable property such as distance, mass, or time a measurable property such as distance, mass, or time

3 observation vs. inference observations observations things that you can actually see that you believe are very important things that you can actually see that you believe are very important inferences inferences things that you suppose are likely to happen based on what you see things that you suppose are likely to happen based on what you see


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