Week 5

How is scientific knowledge built? What ways of knowing are used in the process?

1. Watch this video, taking notes on the following questions as you watch:

a. What different ways of building knowledge were described?
b. What role has rational thought played in the development of science?
c. What other ways of knowing have played roles in scientific discovery?

2. Once you've watched the video and taken notes (feel free to view more than once !), write a blog entry on the following topic:

"What surprises me about the way science has progressed"

3. Then head to the discussion forums to further explore the issues.