Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Law… Explained! --Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Science Videos 

Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Law… Explained!

Some people try to attack things like evolution by natural selection and man-made climate change by saying “Oh, that’s just a THEORY!” Yes, they are both theories. Stop saying it like it’s a bad thing! It’s time to learn the difference between a fact, a theory, a hypothesis, and a scientific law. Special thanks to Joe Hanson, Ph.D., for allowing us to publish his terrific videos. It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. @jtotheizzoe Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital…

citizen science: a tool for conservation

Citizen Science: A Tool for Conservation

Citizen Science: A Tool for Conservation, A White Paper from Science Connected Science Connected. (2018). Citizen Science: A Tool for Conservation [White paper]. Contents Introduction Citizen Science: Participatory Research and Analysis Case Studies Tracking Biodiversity Protecting Endangered Species Additional Resources References About Science Connected Acknowledgements Introduction Science, particularly the science of conservation, is often a collaborative process. Whether within a single discipline or across numerous fields, people work together to achieve goals. When it comes to environmental science, those goals may be as narrow as identifying what chemical compounds are…