Test it Out, Experiment by They Might Be Giants

Posted on October 2, 2009  Comments (4)

Put It to the Test is one of the songs on the great new Album and animated DVD from They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science.

Are you sure that thing is true, or did someone just tell it to you.
Come up with a test. Test it out.
Find a way to show what would happen if you were incorrect. Test it out.
A fact is just a fantasy unless it can be checked.
Make a test. Test it out.

A fun song on fundamentals of experimenting to the scientific method.

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4 Responses to “Test it Out, Experiment by They Might Be Giants”

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    April 24th, 2011 @ 3:26 pm

    The scientific method (combined with our human involvement) doesn’t mean new ideas are accepted easily but it does mean new ideas compete on the basis of evidence not just the power of those that hold the beliefs…

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    July 18th, 2011 @ 10:32 am

    Fun video of a song about the Cambrian explosion of life.

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    August 4th, 2011 @ 2:17 am

    Previously they published the video, The Sun is a Mass of Incandescent Gas. They published an updated video, a couple years ago, which captures the best current understanding based on the scientific inquiry process: Why Does the Sun Really Shine?…

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    November 23rd, 2011 @ 6:18 pm

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