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Session 5 pt. 1
5 steps of the Scientific Method
1. Make an ___________.
2. Ask a ____________.
3. Form a ___________.
4. Make a ____________ based on the hypothesis.
5. Test the ____________.
The heavens ________ the glory of God: the skies _________ the work of His hands. Day after day they p_____ f______ s________: night after they display knowledge. There is no s________ or l_________ where their v________ is not heard. Their v_______ goes out into all the earth, their ________ to the ends of the world.
What do the stars proclaim? The glory and the works of God’s ________.
Romans 1:18-20 tells us that God _________ Himself through His creation.
Romans 1:21-23, 25 lets us know that man has decided ____ to acknowledge God so they exchange the truth of God of a ______.
The Great Cosmological question then is… where did the Cosmos come from? There can only be two answers.
1. The Cosmos had a ______________.
2. The Cosmos has always ___________.
John-Paul Sartre; “Why is there ____________ instead of nothing?”
There are only two possible answers to the Cosmological question.
1. There is a ___________.
2. The Cosmos created ___________.
For those who believe the Cosmos created itself, George Wald reveals the secret ingredient; “________ make all things possible.”
Sagan’s Cosmos assumptions:
I believe our future depend powerfully on how well we understand the ____________…”
We wish to p_______ the t_______ no matter where it leads. But to find the truth, we need i___________ and s___________ both.
We will not be afraid to s__________, but we will be careful to distinguish speculation from fact.
Science and philosophy are therefore _________ linked, both are attempting to develop truth claims about reality.
Johannes Kepler: “The chief aim of all investigation of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed upon it by ___________
Hypothesis: A very _______ assumption made on the basis of limited evidence used as a starting point for further investigation.
Theory: I______ or b________ about something formed by speculation, conjecture, or deduction from certain facts within certain parameters.
Law: A statement of scientific f______ that a particular natural or scientific phenomenon is invariable under given circumstances.
Richard Dawkins: “Biology is the study of complicated things that give the ______________ of having been designed for a purpose.”
Francis Crick: “Biologist must constantly keep in mind that what they see was ______ designed, but rather ____________.
The heavens declare the glory of ______________ .