An earlier ISTJ article (Stout, 1986) presented several methods for demonstrating the importance of observation in scientific inquiry. The blue bottle demonstration described there illustrates the use of indirect observations in science. The demonstration described here carries the concept of indirect observation further. It can stand alone, or be integrated with the blue bottle demonstration for a more complete discussion of the nature of science.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1987 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Stout, Roland P.
"Exercises on the Nature of Science: Indirect Observations,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 24
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol24/iss2/4