In this part of the class you will receive credit for homework by discussing a topic, of your choice, on the class blog page. In chapter one we covered a variety of topics relating to the fundamental science skills. Section 1.1 encompassed “What is science,” section 1.2 covered “Using a Scientific Approach,” section 1.3 was “Measurement,” and 1.4 was “Presenting scientific data.” I want you to select 2 of the following topics and write a paragraph on each one. You must cite your sources and show web links for proper citation from outside sources. Remember the plagiarism agreement and your commitment to honesty.
a. Explain how science and technology are related?
b. List the major branches of natural science and describe how they overlap?
c. Describe the main ideas of physical science?
a. Describe the steps in a scientific method?
b. Compare and contrast facts, scientific theories, and scientific laws?
c. Explain the importance of models in science?
d. Explain the importance of safety in science?
a. Compare and contrast accuracy and precision?
a. Identify the relationship between a manipulated variable and a responding variable?
b. Explain the importance of communicating data?
c. Discuss the process of peer review?