Chapter 2


*Scientific Law and Scientific Theory Web Quest: Answer All Questions in Your Folder!!

Use the hyperlinks and power point to answer the questions.


Scientific Law vs Scientific Theory


10 Scientific Laws & Theories


  1. What is a scientific law?

  2. What is a scientific theory?

  3. Draw a Venn diagram showing what they have in common and things they do not have in common. See the power point.

  4. Name five scientific laws and five scientific theories.

  5. Which fields or branches of science have more scientific laws?

  6. Which fields or branches of science have more scientific theories?

  7. What do scientific theories usually do?

  8. What do scientific laws usually do?

  9. Is a scientific theory or scientific law more correct, and why?

  10. Theories must be “falsifiable;” what does that mean?