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Q: How is scientific knowledge developed when people make observations about the natural world?
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What are the different types of scientific observation?

According to scientists, the different types of scientific observations include natural and staged observations as well as quantitative and qualitative observations.

How does a hypothesis help scientists understand the natural the natural world?

It can be the answer to a scientific question or a possible explanation for a set of observations.

What is meant by scientific methods?

The scientific method is a systematical way of translating observations into explanations of natural phenomena.

Who developed the theory of evolution by natural selction?

Charles Darwin developed the theory through his observations at the Galapagos Islands.

A possible explanation for a natural event based on observations and past knowledge?


Which is a scientific explanation of a natural phenomenon supported by many observations and experiment?


Explanation of natural phenomenon supported by a large body of scientific evidence obtained from many different investigations and observations?

A scientific theory.

What is a method of learning about the natural world and the body of knowledge gained through that process?

scientific method

What kind of scientific knowledge has increased as a result of improvement to microscopes?

Scientific knowledge is based on in every growing collection of facts about the natural world but it changed with new evidence or New interpretation .

What are types of observations?

There are many types of observations that can be applied in different fields. The common types are natural observation, casual observation, scientific observation, direct observation, objective observation and much more.

How is mythology related to Greek religan?

As they lacked our scientific knowledge to explain natural events, they invented myths to explain them. The myths were religious in focus. Even today, with clear scientific knowledge and explanations, many people still accept a religious basis for natural happenings.

What are some tools or technologies that might have developed from peoples observations of natural phenomena?

Science, n. Investigation of natural phenomena. Engineering, n. Domestication of natural phenomena. Technology, n. Domesticated natural phenomena.

Why did the modern world started in Europe?

Because we are great. And have a natural sense of knowledge and adventure ^ Well no it wasn't because of that. Primarily owing to the fact that a wealth of resources, knowledge (developed through scientific advancedments by key individuals at the time) and power was present in Europe due to the exploitation of human and physical resources.

How did chemistry come about?

Chemistry developed from the observations of natural processes, in which substances were mixed, dissolved, heated, or cooled. Natural processes include rust, solubility, fermentation, crystallization, and alloying (mixtures of metals). (For more on how chemistry developed, see the related link)

What African people developed expert knowledge of the natural world by adapting to life in the Kalahari?

The San or Bushmen

How did people learn about the natural world after the scientific revolution?

They read the works of the great scientists of the scientific revolution. They used observations, facts, experiments, and theories about how nature worked.

Can you think of any tools or technologies that might have developed from people's observations of natural phenomena?

Nuclear weapons. Telescopes. The Calendar.

Who developed natural selection?

The ancient Greeks already had noticed that it's what goes on but Darwin was the first to write down his ideas into a surviving book, with a lot of detailed observations.

What was the Roman religion based on?

They had a multiplicity of gods, each with their special function in human affairs. This arose as they had no scientific knowledge to explain natural events and ascribed them to gods. Even today, when we have scientific knowledge, many people still have a god (gods) to which they pray and solicit benefit.

Did Darwin rescind his belief in evolution just before his death?

No, Darwin did not. Furthermore evolution is not a 'belief' it is a theory back up by scientific facts and observations, it is perhaps the most tested scientific theory we have and can therefore be regarded as a natural law. It explains how life on Earth has developed over time. Technically this is correct, however the theory has fundamental flaws in it. Like why do people evolve and let's say, horseshoe crabs do not. Once the question is asked it opens up a whole slew of other questions and hypothesis, none of which are proven. It boils down to a very simple idea in order for evolution to work "Name the biological process that creates knowledge". In order for life to have started on this planet the way many scientists believe it did, the amino acids and chemical soup would have had to have the "knowledge" to create life. Our DNA is a blueprint for life. All living things have it. A blueprint contains knowledge. Where did the knowledge come from for the very first cell to be created? That's why evolution is a theory and not a natural law the way some people like to present it. It is definitely not Natural Law!

What is the definition of scientific progress?

The term "scientific progression" suggests the changing of ideas with respect to natural sciences, a way of knowing, yet how can science be held as truth or as knowledge if it is only temporary and incomplete.

Has the use of scientific knowledge helped scientists determine the occurrence of global warming?

Yes. The application of scientific knowledge has proven that global warming is real and has established that it is, amongst other factors, the result of human activities such as burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas).

Scientific inquiry definition?

The National Science Education Standards define scientific inquiry as "the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence derived from their work. Scientific inquiry also refers to the activities through which students develop knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas, as well as an understanding of how scientists study the natural world." DEPENDS ON GRADE LEVLE

How did ideas change during the scientific revolution?

The scientific method was developed as a means of probing how things actually worked. This rational approach to explaining the natural world, replaced magical explanations and religious dogma.

How did the idea change during the scientific revolution?

The scientific method was developed as a means of probing how things actually worked. This rational approach to explaining the natural world, replaced magical explanations and religious dogma.