Worksheet to accompany Page 6 of Doubters’ Club

 

  1. What is the meaning of the word ‘evidence’? ______________________________________________________________

 

 

  1. What is the meaning of the word ‘prove’?

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Give an example of a proven mathematical ‘theorem’ ______________________________________________________________

 

3. Why can no-one ‘prove’ something doesn’t exist?

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4.  What is ‘confirmation bias’? ______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

5. What is ‘Science’?

 

 

 

 

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How does it differ from superstition? Give an example of a superstition.

 

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Today’s Date: ____________________________

 

Your name: _______________________________Your class: ____________