• Science relies on facts to explain the natural world.
  • A fact is a bit of information that is true.
  • Data is factual information that results from an investigation.
  • An opinion is someone's subjective view or position on a subject.
  • Can you tell a fact from an opinion?
  • Can youTell when an idea follows logically from a fact?
  • Basing ideas on facts is essential to good science.
  • Use this resource to answer the questions that follow.
  • What is science?
  • What are the rules of science?
  • How can you tell them apart?
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