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What is Science?

What is Science?

Author: Nathan Lampson

This lesson will explain what science is and why it is important to study science.

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Science is a way of studying the world around us.  By gathering evidence and analyzing it, scientists can provide explanations for their observations.


When data is collected and analyzed, the conclusions can be added to the body of scientific knowledge that has been collected throughout the years.  Studying the world around us has many benefits.  Scientific discovery has made it possible for planes to fly, diseases to be cured, and for cell phone signals to be sent to outer space and back.