What Science Is and How it Works
Study Questions Section 1
did Dmitri Mendeleev discover about elements and how did he observe this
pattern? In other words, how did this pattern ever come to his attention?
was Alfred Wegener and what idea did he propose?
his idea accepted by the
does the scientific community think of his idea today and why?
two (of the three) case studies
described in chapter 3 and briefly explain how they illustrate the use
of instruments in the advancement of science.
how argon gas, the barometer, and Neptune were discovered.
of these three discoveries was completely dependent upon
Briefly describe the role each of the
following people played in the discovery of the planets motions: Plato,
Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton.