Monday, October 20th

As we are beginning our exploration into the ways of knowing, we start with sensation.  Today in class, your job is simple:  Research, Plan, and Conduct an experiment that explores ‘how trustworthy are your senses?’  The place to start is to decide what it is you want to prove/test/explore.

You need to conduct a safe experiment that would pass scientific muster.  Here are a few basic ones to start your brain…

During class, you are expected to:

  • determine what you want to know
  • devise a safe experiment to test it
  • conduct the experiment in class (if possible) – utilizing your classmates as subjects
  • record your findings

Tonight you should…

  • write up your conclusions and…
  • be prepared to publish your findings tomorrow in class

 

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