To familiarize ourselves with elements of scientific inquiry, we’ll consider the stories below. As you listen to the audio, try to note the following:
– What’s the hypothesis? Is it falsifiable?
– What are or should be the controls?
– What are the independent and dependent variables?
– Are any properties of life involved?
A. “Pump Up The Bass, Feel Like A Boss” from The All Things Considered
B. Studio 360’s Science and Creativity episode “WANT TO BE CREATIVE? TRY GETTING BORED”
1. Start to 5:03
2. 7:30 to the end
C. WNYC’s New Tech City episode “Bored and Brilliant Challenge 2: Photo Free Day“.
If time permits, we’ll wrap up by talking about “Eating Cheese Can Alter Your Dreams” from The All Things Considered together.