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Description - How Science Works by Stephen H. Jenkins

This work teaches readers about the scientific process, showing how one frames questions and designs experiments to test hypotheses, how one assesses evidence to elucidate multiple or complex causes, the different forms of explanations, elementary meta-analysis to show how one combines results from multiple studies, confidence levels, modelling and prediction, and the challenges of interpreting data and evaluating competing models and theories. The author uses appropriate topical examples to help lay readers, or students in non-major science courses, to understand the scientific method.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195158953
ISBN-10: 0195158954
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 238
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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