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Found 4 resources for the concept: Science focuses on natural phenomena and processes

imageHistory of evolutionary thought
In this section, you will see how study in four disciplinary areas — Earth's history, life's history, mechanisms of evolution, and development and genetics — has contributed to our current understanding of evolution.

Audience: 9-12

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Article

imageNature of science
Understanding how science works allows one to easily distinguish science from non-science. Thus, to understand biological evolution, or any other science, it is essential to begin with the nature of science.

Audience: 9-12

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Tutorial

imageProposing the Theory of Biological Evolution
Students read short excerpts of original statements on evolution from Jean Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace to gain historical perspective and an understanding of the nature of science.

Audience: 9-12

Source: National Academy of Sciences

Resource type: Article

imageA Survey About Science
Students conduct a survey about the nature of science, laws, theories, hypotheses, scientists, and evolution.

Audience: 9-12

Source: WGBH

Resource type: Classroom activity

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