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Unformatted text preview: connect the subject to larger social, scientific, historical matters. (Public Resonance)- 3 -OBSERVATION Scientific method of investigation: The principles and empirical processes of discovery and demonstration considered characteristic of or necessary for scientific investigation, generally involving the observation of phenomena, the formulation of a hypothesis concerning the phenomena, experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the hypothesis, and a conclusion that validates or modifies the hypothesis. ( Inductive thinking) 1. detached observation 2. participant observation 3. objective observation 4. subjective observation Very important when writing your Field Notes which then turn into Lab Reports or journal articles....
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