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Two Approaches to Learn About Nature

Two Approaches to Learn About Nature

Author: Nathan Lampson

This lesson illustrates the process by which people can learn about the nature of living things.

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Discovery Science

Studying the world around us by observing and measuring nature.


Inductive Reasoning

Used when a conclusion is formed from observations.


Hypothesis Science

A prediction is made about nature and an experiment is used to test the prediction.


Deductive Reasoning

A general prediction is used to gather specific experimental information.


Jane Goodall has used discovery science to study apes in the wild.  Goodall's discoveries included the first toolmaking of a non-human.

Two Approaches to Learn About Nature