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Science covers the broad field of knowledge that deals with observed facts and the relationships among those facts.
Science also differs from other types of knowledge in that scientific progress depends on new ideas expanding or replacing old ones.
The term applied science is sometimes used to refer to scientific research that concentrates on the development of technology.
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 What is Science?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Science, in contrast, is the attempt to reach demonstrable, replicable, conclusions about the natural world (and social science is the corresponding attempt to reach demonstrable conclusions about the social or human world).
Science and religion are very different, both in what they try to do and in the approaches they use to accomplish their goals.
Science is the concerted effort by very real human beings to understand the history of the natural world and how the natural world works.
www.gly.uga.edu /railsback/1122science3.html   (2775 words)

 Wikipedia:WikiProject Years in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current, short term, goal is to create a XXXX in science page for each year beginning in 1600 as well as a list of years in science.
The year in science pages will be categorised into the Cagegory:Years in science.
See also: 1996 in science, other events of 1997, 1998 in science and the list of years in science.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_years_in_science   (397 words)

 P   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ignorance of the present understanding of the nature of science (constructivist viewpoint) might have prevented students from opportunities to discuss issues related to their daily lives and it might have led students to adopt the traditional view about science that is consistent with the positivist position towards science.
Science students, who are the subject of the present study, take mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology over three years as well as other common subjects.
Ryan and Aikenhead (1992) argued that, presently, science educators shifted from the impersonal, scientistic, and socially sterile depiction of science that is emphasized by the traditional view towards the contemporary view that is based on a history/philosophy approach.
www.educ.sfu.ca /narstsite/conference/haidarbalfakih/haidarbalfakih.html   (9005 words)

 Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science, at the St. John's campus only, offers a wide range of programs, all of which are intended to be challenging, are dedicated to the evolution of computer science, and attempt to strike a balance between the study of hardware, software, theory and practice.
The computer science and mathematics course requirements are the same for students in either faculty, with the main differences being in the core requirements for each degree and the student's choice of electives at the more advanced level.
Students who continue on to the honours program have the opportunity to broaden and deepen their knowledge in computer science, and are exposed to research activity in the discipline, under the supervision of a faculty member.
www.mun.ca /advice/fyc/6.html   (882 words)

 Science in The Industrial Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is but a small circle of scholars who have ventured to specify those instances in which “science” made identifiable contributions to the industrial technology of this period, and even such modest claims as these individuals have made have not gone unchallenged by criticism of the use of the word science in this particular context.
The modern definition of science is the one which demands algebraic formulae offering design parameters and predictions of the performance of industrial techniques and which thereby finds virtually no expression in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century industrial technologies.
The case for science in British industry rests heavily upon other Fellows, as well, for the participation of early industrialists in the Royal Society is a major emphasis of the argument by identification.
home.sprintmail.com /~snowtao/mr/indstrev.htm   (1978 words)

 Secondary Sources for Philosophy of Science
Science and the instrument-maker : Michelson, Sperry, and the speed of light / Thomas Parke Hughes.
Science for all : studies in the history of Victorian science and education / William H. Brock.
Science and the founding fathers : science in the political thought of Jefferson, Franklin, Adams and Madison / I. Bernard Cohen.
www.kzoo.edu /phil/wolf/science/209sources.html   (3265 words)

 Science 1600 - Physical Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Science 1600 is designed to convey the nature of matter and methods of study in the physical sciences and to study physical science concepts, issues, and values related to the well being of individuals, society, and the environment.
In addition to providing students with a basic knowledge of the main events and trends in science, this course will give students the runs, an opportunity to think critically about careers in the fast food industry, and how they can be kinder to their mothers.
Six full class periods during the semester have been devoted to the examination of current events, and all students are expected to be fully prepared to participate in and contribute to those discussions.
homepages.trevecca.edu /faculty/hstewart/pssyl.html   (1430 words)

 Cambridge Science 1600   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He demonstrated the Earth's magnetism by comparing the effects of magnets on compass needles and thence argued that the Earth rotates on its own axis.
Isaac Newton is the best known Cambridge man of science.
Newtonianism became the dominant model of exact science.
www.science.demon.co.uk /trail/1600.html   (302 words)

 Jack Yellott's Dates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The roots of modern visual science reach back twenty-five centuries to the earliest Greek writers: Polyak's (1957) account of this history is especially recommended.
The problem was finally resolved in the early part of the 17th century by Kepler's theoretical explanation of the optics of the eye (1604), followed by Christopher Scheiner's direct experimental demonstration that an optical image is indeed formed on the inside rear wall of the eyeball (1625).
The dates in the chronology of major events in visual science from 1600 to 1960 are taken from a number of secondary sources (which sometimes disagree), and should probably be regarded as accurate to within roughly a decade.
www.socsci.uci.edu /cogsci/vision/yellott_1600.html   (645 words)

 HSCI 216: Printer Friendly Syllabus
Although science is thought to produce "objective" knowledge, some critics claim that the basic assumptions and methods of science are so gender-biased that scientific "objectivity" is compromised.
We first study how science in the 18th and 19th centuries constructed and defined the "female," and also how those developments gradually led to the virtual exclusion of women from research by 1800.
We are then ready to consider the "science question in feminism," or how and why feminist theories critique science.
www.williams.edu /HistSci/curriculum/216/printcopy.html   (1135 words)

 HSbibGen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth.
Science Museum, London, and National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution in association with Garland Publishing (NY), 709 pp.
Stevens, W. Sources and resources for history of science to 1600: A survey of computer-assisted catalogues for original sources in manuscript.
www.people.fas.harvard.edu /~burchst/HSbibGen.html   (8569 words)

 1600 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The year 1600 CE in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1599 in science, (additional info and facts about other events of 1600) other events of 1600, (additional info and facts about 1601 in science) 1601 in science, and the (additional info and facts about list of years in science) list of years in science.
December 31 - (additional info and facts about British East India Company) British East India Company is founded.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/16/1600_in_science.htm   (220 words)

 Edward  Davis/Home page
As Director of the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science, I plan a wide variety of public events.
Bob Schneider's "Science and Faith" Page, some thoughtful essays and helpful links designed for readers with little background but a strong interest in the subject.
Presented paper, "Is the Antievolution Movement Evolving?", at public forum on "The Teaching of Evolution in U.S. Schools: Where Politics, Religion, and Science Converge," at American Association for the Advancement of Science (Washington, September 2000).
home.messiah.edu /~tdavis/home.htm   (1781 words)

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The intersection of science and journalism is often a bloody crossroads
A personality profile of a scientist and his/her science ("Do scientists look like their science in the way people look like their pets?").
Science and Media: Nelkin, D. An uneasy relationship: The tension between medicine and media.
commfaculty.fullerton.edu /trimmer/Courses/Comm520A/syllabus.htm   (1087 words)

 Bridges (Teachers + Occidental = Bridges in Science)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bridges is a science program for public and private elementary and middle school students in the Los Angeles area.
Bridges teams, consisting of a high school, middle school, and elementary school teacher and five high school students, are trained in six hands-on science activities tied to science framework themes.
The activities are carried out in the middle and elementary classrooms by the students under the leadership of local district high school students.
www.lalc.k12.ca.us /catalog/providers/128.html   (124 words)

This course is required of all Computer Science majors but is also available to non-majors.
The primary emphasis in this course is on the mathematical specification of software in Z. Z is a mathematical notation based on sets, functions, and relations, using schemas to place logical constraints on sets of values.
This course introduces computer science honours students to research activities, familiarizes them with a special problem in computer science, and provides independent study on an advanced topic under the direct supervision of a member of the computer science faculty.
www.mun.ca /regoff/cal2003_04/ScienceCompSciCourses.htm   (2065 words)

 King's College - Contacts & Teaching Staff: Stephen D. Snobelen
Stephen D. Snobelen is Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology Programme at the University of King’s College.
He remains a member of the editorial board of the UK organization, and is the director of the newly founded Newton Project Canada, which is based at the University of King’s College.
In 2002 Dr. Snobelen was awarded the John Templeton Foundation Science and Religion Course Award for his course, Science and Religion: Historical Perspectives.
ukings.ns.ca /kings_3000_3992.html   (403 words)

 HiPSS 191 syllabus
This tutorial focuses on the relation between humanism and the sciences between 1450 and 1600.
The final meeting will concentrate on anti-humanism in the sciences during and after the sixteenth century; we will also attempt to draw some conclusions about the importance of humanism to science.
Quite good, and sets out the state of the sciences before they were affected by the humanist movement.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~ogilvie/courses/hipss191.syllabus.html   (2216 words)

 Undergraduate Information Science Degree Requirements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The curriculum in information science is oriented towards systems and applications.
It emphasizes the design of an information system for public or private organizations; application programming and design; and methodologies for storing, retrieving, processing and transmitting data, and information.
A minor in information science is also available.
trill.cis.fordham.edu /required-is-degree.html   (214 words)

 The Origins of Western Physical Science: Antiquity to ca. 1600
The Origins of Western Physical Science: Antiquity to ca.
Isis (quarterly journal of the History of Science Society).
M.R. Cohen and I.E. Drabkin, A Source Book in Greek Science, section on chemistry plus section on mathematics or physics or astronomy.
www.aip.org /history/syllabi/origins.htm   (763 words)

 Democratic Veteran :: Science and the 1600 Crew
Hopefully it will be somthing else to beat the 1600 Crew over the head with in November.
Philosophically I'd agree with you that this is yet another subject with which to bludgeon the Rethugs.
Unfortunately, most Americans are so ignorant of science, the scientific method and peer review that they just wouldn't care.
www.usndemvet.com /blog/archives/001483.html   (264 words)

 CSLU 1600: Computer Science I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Examinations: For CSLU 1600, there is a midterm and a final exam.
CSLU 1600 (Computer Science I) will be a lecture course, which will be an introduction to computer programming using the C++ language.
CSLU 1610 (Computer Science I Lab) will be a laboratory class, in which you will learn how to use our Departmental computer systems, as well as work on specific programming assignments; as conditions warrant, we may actually cover lecture material in CSLU 1600.
www.dsm.fordham.edu /~agw/cs1   (363 words)

 LookSmart College - Canadian Journal of History: Aug 2000
Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction
War on the Savannah: The Military Collapse of the Sokoto Caliphate Under the Invasion of the British Empire, 1897-1903
Commerce, industry, and the laws of Newtonian Science: Weber revisited and revised
www.24hourscholar.com /p/articles/mi_qa3686/is_200008   (633 words)

 Important Dates in Vision Science
There are many well known accounts of the history of visual science (some references are given below) but it seems hard to find a simple chronological listing of major events.
In addition, for completeness sake, there is a brief preliminary section that sketches the history of visual science before 1600.
Comments as to the accuracy and importance of the events listed will be very welcome, as will additions to the list.
www.socsci.uci.edu /cogsci/vision/yellott_dates.html   (1484 words)

Science.gov - Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.
Earth Science Enterprise, whose goal is to obtain a better understanding of the interactions between the biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere.
Our goal is to provide the best science resources for teachers, parents, hobbyists, and life-long learners.
web.macam98.ac.il /~sifriaor/Science.htm   (832 words)

 Baroque Science Grids
The Galileo Project (Rice) -- A "hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time" -- well done.
The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective (Joseph W. Dauben) -- A collection of essays and images; nicely done.
The Galileo Project (Rice) -- "The Galileo Project is a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time." An impressive archive.
www.culturalresources.com /BAR17.html   (2048 words)

 Democratic Veteran :: The frontiers of Un-Science
In their never-ending war on actual science, the 1600 Crew has decreed that Hubble Must Die.
It doesn't matter that the Hubble, after getting off to a rocky start with a bad mirror, has been one of the most successful and visible accomplishments, of NASA and our space program, the Hubble is no longer going to be supported.
From potentially life-saving stem cell research to that creationist horseshit that they are trying to force into textbooks and classrooms, they want nothing more that a return to a rerun of the Dark Ages.
www.usndemvet.com /blog/archives/001359.html   (648 words)

 NASA Earth and Space Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) conducts these independent peer review panels for NASA and is seeking education reviewers, including science teachers (elementary-secondary, and undergraduate), experts in national education standards (science, mathematics, geography, and technology), science curriculum design experts, and teacher trainers.
Separate reviews are conducted for NASA Earth Science and NASA Space Science education materials.
The Earth Science reviews are held during the summer and winter; Space Science Reviews are only held during the summer.
www.strategies.org /NASA_Reviews_Forms/Reviewer_App_form.html   (417 words)

 political science
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
You are invited to attend the Political Science Department's WELCOME BACK PICNIC on Wednesday, September 29th at 4:30 p.m.
Come and share a fun meal, meet other majors and potential majors and visit with faculty.
www.macalester.edu /politicalscience   (115 words)

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