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What is science? an introduction to life science
Science Science is a way of learning about the natural world 5 skills used to learn about the natural world: 5 skills used to learn about the natural world: Observing Inferring Predicting Classifying Making models
OBSERVING using one or more of your senses to gather information Example?
QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE OBSERVATIONS QUANTITATIVE OBSERVATIONS QUANTITATIVE OBSERVATIONS Dealing with a number or amount Example? QUALITATIVE OBSERVATIONS QUALITATIVE OBSERVATIONS Descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers Example?
INFERRING explain or interpret the things you observe Example?
PREDICTING future making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experiences Example?
CLASSIFYING grouping together items that are alike Example?
MAKING MODELS creating representations of complex objects or processes Example?