15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #14 Why is evolution taught as operational science?

Science involves experimenting to figure out how things work; how they operate. Question 14 in CMI's '15 Questions for Evolutionists' flyer asks why evolution, which is a theory about history, taught as if it is the same as this operational science?

Genesis Unleashed

S01E30 - Bloopers - Genesis Unleashed, the first year
S01E29 - How did animals get from Noah's Ark to Australia?
S01E28 - Information - where does it come from?
S01E27 - The Transhumanists are coming!
S01E26 - Things to think about as a theistic evolutionist
S01E25 - What all atheists need to believe
S01E24 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #15 Why is a religious idea taught in science classes?
S01E23 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #14 Why is evolution taught as operational science?
S01E22 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- # 13 Where are the scientific breakthroughs due to evolution?
S01E21 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #12 Why is evolutionary 'just-so' story-telling tolerated?
S01E20 - Marvellous Machines
S01E19 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #11 How did blind chemistry create mind, meaning, morality?
S01E18 - Can human extinction be stopped?
S01E17 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #10 How do 'living fossils' stay the same for millions of years?
S01E16 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #9 Why are the (expected) transitional fossils missing?
S01E15 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #8 How did sex originate?
S01E14 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #7 How did multi-cellular life originate?
S01E13 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #6 How do evolutionists know that living things were not designed?
S01E12 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #5 How did new biochemical pathways originate?
S01E11 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #4 Why is natural selection taught as 'evolution'?
S01E10 - Human evolution or extinction
S01E09 - Where did Cain find his wife?
S01E08 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #3 How could mutations create information in living things?
S01E07 - Antibiotic resistance is not evidence for evolution
S01E06 - The Simple Story of Evolution
S01E05 - Mutations: enemies of evolution
S01E04 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #2 How did the DNA code originate?
S01E03 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- #1 How did life originate?
S01E02 - 15 Questions for Evolutionists -- General objections
S01E01 - 'Day' in Genesis 1: easy to understand