## Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (12th Edition)

$\color{blue}Requires$ : Difference between theory and hypothesis
$\color{red}Scientific\; Hypothesis$ are intelligent guesses or a tentative explanation for some facts or some natural phenomenon made by scientist, while $\color{red}scientific \;theories$ are hypothesis that have been observed, tested and proven to be true or generally proven. $\underline{In\;other\;words}$ we can say a scientific hypothesis is an educated guess that can be tested while scientific theories are concepts.