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ERIC Number: EJ1050913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1446-6120
A Novel Approach to Understanding the Process of Scientific Inquiry
Anders, Mark H.
Science Education Review, v6 n4 p118-121 2007
Many of the basic concepts involved in the process of scientific inquiry can be represented by analogy to a simple game called Battleships. The same processes used in this child's game demonstrate what role hypothesis generation and testing play in the search for truth in nature. The analogy can also be extended to demonstrate how scientists can unknowingly be led to faulty conclusions about the structure and patterns of nature.
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Language: English
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