Nature of Science: Making Sense of What is Not Seen. The
Case of the “Lost Gorge”
2002- 2003 Fellow
The purpose of
this activity is to help students learn the roles of observation
and inference in the development of scientific knowledge.
Using an historical case study of early map-making endeavors,
students will learn about this key topic in
the “nature of science.”
is designed for use in high school science classes.
is available for download as a PDF