what is a scientific attitude?
enumarate at least 10 scientific attitude
A scientist must be curious about the world
Example: Galileo Galileo's curiosity about the heavenly bodies made him the first person to use a telescope to study the moon, the sun, the planets and the stars.
A scientist is logical and systematic
Example: Among the reasons why Gregor Mendel discovered the principles of heredity when others have failed was his logical experimental methods and his careful and accurate record keeping.
3. A scientist is open-minded and free of bias
Example: An open-minded person is one who can modify plans or discard hypotheses if necessary. One such person was Johannes Kepler who was hired to develop evidence that planets moved along perfect circles.
A scientist is intellectually honest
Example: Isaac Newton built his laws of motion on the previous work of Galileo and others.
A scientist works hard and is persistent
Example: Marie Curie was the first person ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize twice. It was not surprising considering how hard she worked.
A scientist does not jump to conclusions
Example: John Dalton's atomic theory was backed by experimental evidence. He was not the first to propose that the atom was the smallest particle of matter, but he was the first to use experimental evidence to support his theory.
A scientist is a creative and critical thinker
Example: Albert Einstein was able to derive his theory of relativity because he went beyond what was given and known at that time. He saw links and connections where others did not. He looked at things from different perspectives.
A scientist is rational
A scientist is willing to suspend judgment until he is sure of his results
A scientist tries new approaches to arrive at solutions
the scientific attitude is the.
1.curiosity and fascination of the world around
2.humility and healthy skepticism
3.positive attitude toward failure
9. scientific intuition
by Gener Geminiano 9 years ago
For me its Isaac Newton, the father of Physics is considered the best scientist ever by many. He formulated the 3 Newton's Laws of Motion and Newton's Law of Gravitation to name a few.
by Oztinato 3 years ago
Is the scienctific method infallible?Like many ancient religions modern scientists regard their methods to be infallible. Is this the right attitude?
by Michelle Liew 4 years ago
How do you deal with prejudice?
by IDONO 6 years ago
Is the ultimate goal of a scientist to disprove God?Would it be the pinnacle of success or the end of human discipline as we know it?
by John Harper 6 years ago
OK, I look forward to the secular members dealing with this one!http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … ience.html"Dr Alexander describes his paradigm shift from focusing solely on the scientific make up of the brain to considering the spiritual realm of the mind, in a deeply...
by Debra Allen 3 years ago
Would you be a guinea pig for scientific or medical research?Many animal advocacy groups have told us that we cannot use animals no longer. I agree with that only becasue animals are not like people. Would you be that test subject for find solutions to or cures for diseases and such?
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