What is Science?

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Title: What is Science?
Creators: Shrake, Douglas L.; Elfner, Lynn E.; Hummon, William; Janson, Richard W.; Free, Miles
Issue Date: 2006-09
Citation: The Ohio Journal of Science, v106, n4 (September, 2006), 130-135.
Abstract: In 2000 The Ohio Academy of Science published its definition of "Science." Response to this definition led the Academy to produce a position paper entitled What is Science? The Academy officially adopted the position paper version of What is Science?, http://www.ohiosci.org/Whatisscience.pdf, at the April 2004 Ohio Academy of Science Annual Meeting. Response to this fact sheet demonstrated a need to further expand this document. Thus, this expanded version builds on the April 2004 position paper, What is Science? This paper clarifies what is science, the scientific method, a scientific hypothesis, a scientific theory, the importance of science, and what is not science.
Description: Author Institution: Ohio Academy of Science, Columbus, OH
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36490
ISSN: 0030-0950
Rights: Reproduction of articles for non-commercial educational or research use granted without request if credit to The Ohio State University and The Ohio Academy of Science is given.
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