What about science interests you the most?

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I am truly not a science-centered person, but two aspects of it fascinate me. In college I enjoyed biology. It is interesting to learn how the body works. I still remember the concept of osmosis from an experiment, and how lactic acid works in muscles. In an elementary course I...

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I am truly not a science-centered person, but two aspects of it fascinate me. In college I enjoyed biology. It is interesting to learn how the body works. I still remember the concept of osmosis from an experiment, and how lactic acid works in muscles. In an elementary course I took on teaching science I discovered the science involved in cooking. It was fascinating and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Applying it to real life fascinates me!
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I loved balancing equations and solving for unknowns in chemistry.  Doing all the tests on a mysterious substance was so like a puzzle...I LOVE puzzles.  It was fun, and even better when you reached the correct conclusion.  I probably would have continued in my Biology/chemistry major if my chemistry professor in college hadn't told me that the way to better grades in his class was to wear shorter skirts and sit in the front row.  What a domesticated mammalian quadraped!  Ah, science!  :) 

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I love the opportunity and exposure to the life sciences. To learn something I've never known about and to feel as if I understand the concepts brings a sense of fulfillment to me. Life science is my favorite because it shows the perfect synchronicity of the living world.

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I'm with accessteacher. Never really cared much for the study of science; however, I do love thinking about and observing the interconnectedness of the world around us. That's biology, of course, and it's the aspect I most appreciate about science. In terms of benefits, I'm thankful for the medical benefits initiated by science.

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I find it impossible not to be.  The world is a fascinating place, and science has many, many worlds to explore, with most of them not visible to us on a daily basis.  I'm fascinated by astronomy, the biology of the oceans, medical research, ad on and on.  There are just way too many things to be interested in to ever find science boring.  Same with history for me.

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I think I like science for the reason someone else stated everything in science is measurable and observable. There are not a lot of gray areas in science it either is or it isn't. I think of the sciences Biolgy is my favorite, I like learning about living things.

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For me, science is special in that it tells us how things work and that is something that interests me greatly.  My own field is social sciences and history, but I am interested in those for the same reason -- I like to know why things are the way they are.

Science can explain this (or at least it can try).  Science can tell us things from the simple (why is it important to put baking powder rather than baking soda in a particular recipe) to the astonishing (how stars "die").  All of these are interesting because it is simply fascinating to know how and why things happen.

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Well, for someone who was always an Arts student, I didn't enjoy science that much, but I did love Biology and investigating our relationship with our natural world and finding out more about the cycles of so many different things in our world and how carefully balanced they are. We truly live in a wondrous creation.

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Science is a way to investigate phenomena, or improve or correct previous ideas about the world. What is interesting about science is that it is not "fixed" and continually is in a state of flux. Hypotheses are proposed, tested and either supported or rejected by the data. Either way, learning occurs and new ideas are generated. Scientists share their findings with other members of the scientific community which leads to more progress. Science involves higher order thinking, a logical way to approach the world and a chance to investigate mysteries as they arise. As technology improves, science makes new advancements as well.

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Probably my favorite thing about science is the nuanced relationship between science and things that some people think are diametrically opposed to science, faith, religion, etc.

But if you look at some of the most highly thought of scientists and the way they've approached the question of having faith while being a scientist, they don't appear to be so far apart.

For a discipline based almost entirely on things that can be measured or felt or seen or observed, there are also a number of things about it that are based on assumption and in some ways a faith of the kind that Einstein often spoke about.  Particularly when you look at how often accepted scientific "fact" is proven wrong, there area  number of interesting questions and ideas surrounding science that are fascinating.

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