- UC Museum of Paleontology
- Science Story
- Life Science
Time: 5 min
This Science Short illustrates testing assumptions in the context of research about fossil insects. Get tips on using Science Stories in class.
- [How science works: Grades 13-16] All scientific tests involve making assumptions, but these assumptions can be independently tested, increasing our confidence in our test results.
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Use multiple Science Shorts from different disciplines to illustrate how the same aspects of the nature and process of science play out in different research studies.