# 1.4: Prepare to Struggle


The goal of science is to find answers to questions. In order to accomplish that goal, scientists discover questions we don’t have answers for, figure out what work needs to be done to find the answers, and then do that work. We will examine the scientific process in more detail at the end of chapter two, but essentially doing science means starting out confused and then thoughtfully struggling through steps necessary to become unconfused. That also happens to an effective approach for in-depth learning on many topics[1].