What is science?

1) What is science?
2) What is the main purpose of science? That is to ask: What are scientists doing when they engage in the process of “science”?
3) Based on what you learned from the three videos, list at least two ways that people will try to trick you into believing things that are not true. For example, if I wanted to sell you a bunch of unproven “medicine”, what could I do to increase the odds that I make the sale? That is to ask: how can I convince Karen to buy my “unproven” medicine?
4) What kinds of questions should you be asking of people who are trying to convince you of something? List at least two questions that can help you discern fact from fiction.

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