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The Durability of Scientific Laws

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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. What is the best definition for a scientific law?

2. How does a scientific theory differ from a scientific law?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, we've provided concise questions designed to assess your knowledge of the durability of scientific laws. Here you'll be asked about why scientific laws remain true over time and what happens if a scientific law is found to be invalid in certain situations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how well you know:

  • True statement(s)s about scientific laws
  • The best definition of a scientific law
  • How a scientific theory is different than a scientific law
  • What happens if a scientific law is found to be invalid in a certain situation
  • Why scientific laws remain true over time

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best definition of a scientific law
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related scientific law lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as scientific law and scientific theory

Additional Learning

If you'd like more information about this subject, check out our lesson called The Durability of Scientific Laws at your leisure. Once you finish this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Give an example of a scientific law
  • Provide an example of the durability of scientific law
  • Explain what science has to say about absolute truth
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