Nature of Science Quiz

Lilly was trying to explain to her friend the difference between a theory and a law in science. She used the theory of plate tectonics and the law of superposition as examples. Lilli explained the difference by using non-scientific language. Which statement could Lilly use to correctly describe the difference between a theory and a law in science?

A. A theory describes a natural event, while a law explains it.

B. A theory explains a natural event, while a law predicts it.

C. A theory explains a natural event, while a law describes it.

D. A theory predicts a natural event, while a law explains it.

Select your answer:
A  B  C  D  E 

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A. development

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C. reproduction

D. organization