Identify a meteorologist as a scientist who uses technology to study, observe, and record information about the weather and who uses this information to forecast the weather. Use weather forecasts to make decisions such as choice of clothing or outdoor activities.
Science is a human endeavor involving knowledge learned through inquiring about the natural world. Scientific claims are evaluated and knowledge changes as a result of using the abilities and understandings of inquiry. The pursuit of scientific knowledge is a continuous process involving diverse people throughout history. The practice of science and the development of technology are critical pursuits of our society.
Understanding past processes and contributions is essential in building scientific knowledge.