Assignment-The Scientific Method-week#1-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

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Assignment: The Scientific Method, 1 Running head: Assignment: The Scientific Method Assignment: The Scientific Method Gabrielle Jeffcoat SCI230 University of Phoenix
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Assignment: The Scientific Method All Scientist Experiments start with an” observation of the future subject to be tested. The subject is a plant. One has notice the plants that are not facing the light are growing sideways and the plants facing the light are growing straight up. “This bring a question to the experiments called a hypothesis (The Science Method, 2004).” The hypothesis is that light effect how plants grow. “Then the researcher uses deductive reasoning to test his or her hypothesis (The Science Method, 2004).” The key reason is to take the main components and use them to define what part the plant plays in the experiment. In the experiment with the plant all plants are receiving water and fertilizer. The plants will need water to grow and fertilizer to receive minerals and vitamins. The next step is setting up the experiment. The experiment is does light effect the direction a plant will grow? “A researcher will now make a prediction of why he or she believes this is happening to the plant (The Science Method, 2004).” One believes the plant is growing side ways due needing to find light to grow. One side of the plant receives direct sunlight on a daily basis. The other side of the plant receives minimal-
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course SCI 230 SCI/230 taught by Professor Trevorklein during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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