The short answer to this is 'nothing'.
Here's a longer answer: science is all about applying what's known as the 'scientific method'. We observe something in the world around us and question why that thing may be - this can cover anything, from why water is wet, why things fall, why dinosaurs went extinct - anything at all. We then try to come up with an explanation that seems to fit what we're observing - if our explanation manages to do this, it becomes our theory for this thing. For example, the Big Bang Theory gives us an explanation that fits our observation that the universe is expanding. But we don't leave it at that. We have to test our theory - if we observe the same thing in a different way, does the theory still hold? If the answer is 'yes', the theory becomes stronger and more trusted; if not, the theory becomes weaker - we've confined the area in which it works, and we may have shown that it isn't true at all and needs to be discarded.
A theory becomes a law when it has passed a series of these tests and seems to be correct over a wide range of looking at things, and is therefore accepted as being a good description of reality. But this is highly subjective - there's no set number that suddenly turns a theory into a law; it's more how the scientific community as a whole views the theory. This subjectivity can be influenced by many things: age (older theories tended to become called Laws sooner the newer theories), simplicity (an easy-to-understand equation will be come accepted faster than a big, complicated one), or just simply the zeitgeist (If a theory fits easily in with what people just believe to be right, it will get accepted faster).
One final example to show that the naming is pretty much subjective: Newton's Laws of Motion, which fitted most observations for a good couple of hundred years, but at the beginning of the 20th century, they were superseded by Einstein's General Theory of Relativity; in this case, the 'Theory' is scientifically stronger than the 'Laws'.
Mostly semantics. A "law" is a theory that can be expressed mathematically.
A scientific law states a pattern found in nature and a scientific theory explains that pattern
In short, a scientific law is for certain, while a theory is just a prediction.
it is that animals arent involved
a scientific theory is a description of an observed phenomenon while a scientific theory is an explanation of an observed phenomenon
A law may be a validated and generally accepted theory.
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A scientific law is a statement of a pattern that has been observed. A theory is an explanation that has stood up to repeated test.
a scientific theory is sort of a minor law which has not been proven by a group of geniuses. a law on the other hand is a proven 100 % theory...........its how something works in life
A theory is an explanation of behavior, while a law is a summary of observed, measurable behavior.
A scientific theory is an explanation of some natural phenomenon. A scientific law is a succinct statement of some aspect of a scientific theory.
A natural law is an empirical observation held to be true. A theory explains why the law holds true.
A scientific theory is a theory that explains the scientist's observations, whereas a scientific law is a repeated pattern in the world that we have not sought an explanation for.Also, a scientific theory is proven correct in this time, but may not be correct during future times.
A theory still has missing pieces yet to be solved, whereas a scientific law has all of the pieces solved and explained with no holes or gaps.
A scientific theory become a law when it is widely recognized and accepted by the scientific community in the epoch.
Scientific law is something can be proven and tested over and over by multiple people and reaches the same result and a scientific theory can be tested or proven but is widely accepted in the scientific community.
Scientific theory is a well supported by evidence set of principles that explain and predict natural phenomenon. A scientific law explains what some phenomenon does scientifically and under the same conditions.
scientific law is like gravity on Earth it is absoulute and cannot be changed and a theory is an idea like how there are different ideas of how Earth was created i.e. the big bang theory or the steady state theory
A law is a validated theory.
A law is known to be true. There is no dispute about it. A theory is disputable. Gravity is a law, the Big Bang is a theory.
A hypothesis is any concept concerning understanding something, anything. A (scientific) theory is a hypothesis which has been tested and found (so far) to be true. A "scientific law" is just a thumb-nail description of a theory (its never complete).
scientifically speaking, a theory is a statement that has been tested significantly enough that there is significant evidence of it being true. Scientific law is a statement that modern science is believed to have proven beyond a doubt.
scientific law: is a summary of an observed natural event . scientific theory: is a tested possible explanation of natural event.
A science law is a description or prediction of a behavior as a result of repeated observation or testing. It does not involve an explanation or cause of the behavior. A Scientific Theory is an attempt to explain why something happens.
A scientific theory summarizes a hypothesis that has been validated with repeated testing. There may be exceptions to a theory or some evidence that is not fully explained. As such, a theory can be viewed as an accepted hypothesis. A scientific law is a theory with no known exceptions. A law explains a subject, but does not describe why it is so.