Tertiary Catalogue

Series: How Do Scientists Know...


How? The Acceptance of Scientific Laws

How? The Acceptance of Scientific Laws

Through an examination of Steno’s Law of Superposition, this video explains the importance of empirical data collection for gathering evidence in support of scientific laws. With the simple and entertaining analogy of pants in a laundry basket,...Show More
The Difference Between Theories and Laws

The Difference Between Theories and Laws

The difference between a scientific theory, law and hypothesis can be easily misunderstood by students. This video aims to provide each of these terms with sturdy definitions, supported by a humorous and unlikely example that will be both...Show More
Why? The Development of Scientific Theories

Why? The Development of Scientific Theories

This video explores the development of scientific theories over time using one of the biggest scientific questions of all time as an example: how did our universe begin? From the static model, to red shift, the cosmological constant, the Steady...Show More