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It seems as though we all

It seems as though we all would have paid more attention in high school had science been presented this way. I agree. Not only did I learn about cells and mitosis, but I also learned that science isn't fact. Those three words say quite a bit. I know there are many people who believe that science, and the scientific process, are striving to establish a universal and definite Truth. I now realize, however, that this is not the case. Science is inquiry, a process of telling good stories and not-so-good stories based on what observations you've collected. Science leaves a lot of room for error. I'm really glad I took the class, because these impressions I've been left with will help me not only later on in my scientific career, but in life as well. Thanks!

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