Ch 32: The Nature & History of Science

About This Chapter

This chapter reviews key concepts and developments pertaining to the nature and history of science. You'll familiarize yourself with important timelines of scientific history and how science has progressed through the years.

The Nature & History of Science - Chapter Summary

This chapter focuses on significant details of scientific history as well as the evolution of its nature and study. You'll learn about how the application of science has changed, key scientific breakthroughs, and more. Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Distinguishing hypothesis from theory and natural law
  • Timeline and effects of the Scientific Revolution
  • Scientific investigations
  • Technological design as it relates to science and society

At the end of each lesson, you'll be able to make sure you understood the material through a practice quiz that you can take as many times as you like before moving on. And for a more cumulative evaluation of your knowledge, you can check out the practice final exam at the end of the chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support