The Awkward Life

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The Scientific Method

"For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” ― Aristotle I teach high school science. I don’t tell you this because I am hoping to get a pay raise or think I deserve consideration for sainthood. I mention that I am a science teacher, because, as I try to teach teenagers how to think, solve problems, and answer questions like a scientist, I am myself becoming better at thinking, solving, and answering like a scientist. This is my way of warning you that I am biased, or at the very least, I have a certain way of viewing the world. I give a version of this speech each fall to my...