Fact: The amount of mozzarella cheese consumed in America correlates with number of engineering PhDs. Does that mean that eating lots of cheese will earn you a PhD?
If you like asking lots of questions, this class is for you. This class will focus on the importance of asking questions and exploring their answers, from the serious to the silly! How can you tell if scientific results are legitimate or not? Students will read and discuss articles about all kinds of scientific discoveries, learning about the scientific method and statistical thinking in the process.