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Unformatted text preview: OBSERVATION SCIENTIFIC METHOD It is a way to ask and answer questions by making observations and doing experiments It is a kind of organized common sense that begins with observations of natural sciences A method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses Example: CELLPHONE PROBLEM Observation: I cannot make a call Question: Whats wrong with my phone? Hypothesis: Maybe I dont have enough load Prediction: Of my hypothesis is correct then Experiment: RELOAD Predicted Results: I can make a call again Independent Variable: No Load Dependent Variable: Cant Text or Call CONTROL GROUPS - must be tested with experimental groups for the meaning of the results to be clear @moo.bio_lecture...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course SC 101 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at American Intl. University.
- Fall '10