What determines the validity of a theory?


What determines the validity of a theory?

Scientific Evidence

In general, it means the information, facts supporting or contradicting a claim, assumption or hypothesis. For example, observational studies and controlled trials.

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The Development of Scientific Theories


Chapter 2 / Lesson 3

To study all aspects of life and the world, scientists use theories. Explore the development of scientific theories, starting with the scientific method. Review an example, and understand the difference between scientific theory and scientific law.

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