Honors Physics

Questions - Week 1

  1. Science is an excellent way of answering questions, but it has a serious limitation. What is that limitation?
  2. Using the definitions offered in class, who is more schooled - a neurosurgeon or a clerk at a grocery store? Who is more educated?
  3. Why do scientists avoid the word "truth" when speaking carefully?
  4. What is physics?
  5. "Extraordinary claims require . . .
  6. Define science.
  7. After removing all the details, what is the scientific method?

  8. What is the difference between non-science and pseudoscience?
  9. What is the most important word in science?
  10. How do most philosophers define "knowledge"?