How do scientific ideas change?

In this lesson, we will learn about the scientific process that leads to new scientific ideas being accepted. We will learn about a few examples where scientific ideas were not very easily accepted and we will learn about how the accumulation of knowledge over time has led to some amazing scientific advances.

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Quiz:

How do scientific ideas change? Quiz

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Q1.A scientific idea is ________ for how something works that was figured out using the scientific process.

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Q2.What theory did Charles Darwin come up with?

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Q3.What is the first step in the scientific process?

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Q4.What is the last step in the scientific process?

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Q5.What is peer review?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How do scientific ideas change? Quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A scientific idea is ________ for how something works that was figured out using the scientific process.

1/5

Q2.What theory did Charles Darwin come up with?

2/5

Q3.What is the first step in the scientific process?

3/5

Q4.What is the last step in the scientific process?

4/5

Q5.What is peer review?

5/5

Lesson summary: How do scientific ideas change?

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