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What is the SCIENTIFIC PROCESS?

The plan of attack that scientists use to study something. It is a checklist of things that a scientist always does when he works.

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Why is first research important to the scientific process?

Because he needs to find out what other people know about the subject

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What is a CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT?

It allows the scientist to vary only one factor at a time in order to see how the factor is affects the thing he is studying.

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Where is scientific research published?

In scientific journals like the journals called Nature, Geology, and Creation Research Society Quarterly

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What is OPERATIONAL SCIENCE?

When scientists try to find explanations for scientific questions that apply to present-day problems. It is more accurate than historical science.

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What is the Principal of Uniformity?

The belief that the world operates in a reliable and predictable way.

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What is the Principle of Cause and Effect?

For any event, there must be a cause.

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What is historical science?

Figuring out how they got here. It relies on worldview

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What do GEOLOGISTS study?

Rocks and the earth

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What is the study of earthquakes?

SEISMOLOGY

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What does a HYDROLOGIST study?

Fresh water

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How is scientific work different from nearly all other human activities?

Because scientists use the scientific process