Principles Unifying the Branches of Science


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What is science?

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1. What is a scientific theory?

2. Which of the following is NOT a unifying principle in science?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet comes with questions concerning fundamental definitions and concepts related to unifying scientific principles. They provide an easy way to verify your handle on the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet can be used to test yourself on:

  • The definition of science and scientific theory
  • The identification of unifying principles in science
  • The ways in which humans are unreliable and how to deal with it

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between what does and doesn't constitute a unifying principle in science as well as the ways humans are and aren't unreliable
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the terms science and scientific theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding solutions to the problem of human unreliability

Additional Learning

To learn more about these common scientific laws, you can go over the accompanying lesson titled Principles Unifying the Branches of Science. The objectives found within this lesson include:

  • Familiarize yourself with the different perspectives found within science and its studies
  • Understand why data and observation makes for a unifying scientific principle
  • Explore the concept of uncertainty as it applies to science as a whole
  • Learn about objectivity as it relates to every scientific field