Science: Power, Limitations & Ethics


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Science is knowledge gained through:

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1. Which of the following is NOT a power of science?


Which of the following is a limitation of science?

I. It does not create morals

II. It cannot judge aesthetics

III. It is based on evidence

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This brief quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of scientific power and limitations. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with ethical concerns about science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions in this quiz will test you on the following:

  • Definition of science
  • Power of science
  • Limitation(s) of science
  • Example of an ethical concern related to science
  • What radiation therapy machines do

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about scientific power and limitations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding radiation therapy machines and their effects
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the definition of science and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Explore this topic further by going through the related lesson titled Science: Power, Limitations & Ethics. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

  • How science can save lives
  • Why science cannot stick to outdated beliefs
  • Objective nature of science