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Suffix Approval - Investigative Requirement "I" Suffix

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Please provide a short explanation of how does this course:

  1. present the major aspects of the scientific method as it applies to experimental, observational, and historical sciences (e.g. astronomy, paleontology)?
  2. discuss the limitations and strengths of the scientific method?
  3. does this course have regularly scheduled labs? How often? How long?
  4. perform several investigative science labs?
  • students test hypotheses.
  • students must collect the data.
  • students must interpret the data, and use the data to evaluate hypotheses. This should involve simple statistical analysis and graphical presentation of data, where appropriate. Students need not design and choose the methods employed (methods may be instructor-mandated).
  • students need not frame the hypotheses to be tested (hypotheses may be instructor-mandated)