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  • The Scientific Method

  • WordsScienceHypothesisVariableControlDependent variableIndependent variable

  • ScienceThe attempt to discover order in nature and use that information to make predictions about what may happen in the future

  • The Shewhart Cycle or the PDCA Cycle

  • The Shewhart Cycle or the PDCA Cycle

  • Experimental Group Vs. Control GroupFactorsFactorsExperimental GroupControl GroupVariable

  • Experimental Group Vs. Control GroupSeeds+SunlightSeeds+SunlightExperimental GroupControl GroupWater

  • Experimental Group Vs. Control GroupStudent+StudyStudent+StudyExperimental GroupControl GroupBreakfast

  • Experimental Group Vs. Control GroupWorker+PartsWorker+PartsExperimental GroupControl GroupNo Sleep

  • A ProblemOoGlump is a material used to stick toilet paper to the roll (OoGlump does not really exist). The factory that makes OoGlump has had problems hiring new workers, so the existing workers must work lots of overtime.

  • OoGlump OutputWhat is your hypothesis?What would you need to see to prove it?

  • Is There Uncertainty and Bias in Science?

  • ThalidomideTime: 1960Name: Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey Employed By: U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationFirst Assignment: ThalidomideProblem: Insufficient information to suit her. It has been used in Europe for years!

  • ThalidomideResolution: Dr. Oldham Kelsey saved thousands of lives from deformity or death almost single-handedly. She was recognized by President Kennedy in 1962.

  • What Do You See?Figure 1

  • What Do You See?Figure 2

  • Try This!Figure 4Say the COLOR of the word, not the word itself!

  • Uncertainty and BiasWhy does it exist?People see things differentlyOther Influences: Upbringing Example - ThorBeliefs Example aliens behind the cometYour Baby Example - Ownership

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