What Do Scientists Do?

 

 

 

Answer: is a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world that is acquired through the scientific method and repeatedly tested and confirmed through observation and experimentation

 

 

 

Answer: is a statement based on repeated experimental observations that describes some aspects of the universe. A scientific law always applies under the same conditions, and implies that there is a causal relationship involving its elements.

 


Scientific Law vs. Theory: a law describes what nature does under certain conditions, and will predict what will happen as long as those conditions are met. A theory explains how nature works in a more general sense.

 

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The Scientific Method