What is the difference between a scientific hypothesis, theory, and law? When reading scientific articles (and many of the articles on From Quarks to Quasars), you will see the terms hypothesis, theory, and law used to describe something. In the scientific community these words have very specific definitions. For laypeople, sometimes these definitions get confusing [&hellip
A formal scientific definition of theory is quite different from the everyday meaning of the word. It refers to a comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is supported by a vast body of evidence. Heliocentric theory, cell theory, the theory of plate tectonics, the theory of evolution.
The science side of Tumblr at 3am. Watering an apple tree with apple juice progresses from "is it forced cannibalism?" to "definitely liquefied apple fetuses" through a chain of disturbingly scientific hypotheses. No one is safe from the madness of middle of the night Tumblr posts. NO ONE. Also, liquefied apple fetuses? Wtf, science side of Tumblr. W. T. F.
§112.12. Science, Grade 1, 3(C) Used this almost every year with my science classes. Have students draw their vision of what a scientist looks like and the work that they do. Good jumping point for a discussion on stereotypes in science! We don't all look like Einstein... ;-)
How to Start Meditating by businessinsider: It can be intimidating to start...Enter this infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on meditation, like "The Miracle of Mindfulness" by Thich Nhat Hanh, "Start Where You Are" by Pema Chodron, and "10% Happier" by Dan Harris. #Infographic #Meditation