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Table 1 Knowledge claim statements

From: The nature of science as a foundation for fostering a better understanding of evolution

A If you break a mirror, you will have 7 years of bad luck
B The earth is flat. Anybody can see that!
C Humans have a soul. I believe this because it says so in the Bible. The soul is what separates us from animals
D All living things are composed of one or more cells. We know this because every living thing examined to date has been found to be composed of one or more cells
E Taking vitamin C prevents the common cold. Linus Pauling, the Nobel laureate who discovered the structure of vitamin C says it does
F There is a God. I know this because I can feel Him in my soul and because I depend upon Him every day
G If you dream of tea, someone will die. I have always heard this, and it actually happened to me one time
H The rate of acceleration of all falling objects on earth is constant. Two spheres of identical diameter and volume are dropped from the top of a building; one is made of steel and the other made of a plastic polymer. They both accelerate at the same rate (32 ft./s2) and hit the ground at the same time