pseudoscientific hypothesis

Read pgs. 3-6 in Crazy About Cryptids! and answer the following questions in the space below.

1. What is the claim or pseudoscientific hypothesis?



2. Fill in the table below with supportive evidence in the 1st Column. You may use phrases in your description. Next fill in the table below with problems or weaknesses in the supportive evidence in column 1. I have included the first one as an example.

Description of Supportive Evidence Problems and/or Weakness in Supportive Evidence
4,000 sightings. Eyewitness reports such as a 6th Century saint and elderly couple. Accounts are fallible with expectation bias. Also, some sightings were done to drum up tourism.

















3. What evidence or scientific theories don’t support the pseudoscientific claim?





4. What is an alternate hypothesis?




Source: Rowe, Matthew P. “Crazy About Cryptids! An Ecological Hunt for Nessie and Other Legendary Creatures”, National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University of Buffalo, State University of New York. June 16, 2015. Print.

Answer some questions Find 3 key words and answer question: 1)Why those three Ke

Answer some questions
Find 3 key words and answer question:
1)Why those three Keywords?
2)How do you define those terms?
3)How do they help us understand the topics and history covered that week and in the course to date?
4) Why does China develop a car industry and culture?  And what does that have to do with the climate crisis?
5) How can you relate the material you read/watched this week to The Hero?  Note: It’s critical to learn to relate the big changes and issues we cover to the specific lives of individuals (just as you will soon do with your Autobiography assignment).
6) What is the organizing principle of the course? Big Questions. What are Big Questions (BQs)?  How should one formulate (options) and address them?
7) What’s the most important thing to do to get the most from and ace this course?  Learn what it takes to do well in this course and general course set up.
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