Scientific_Method

Scientific_Method - The Scientific Method involves a series...

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The Scientific Method involves a series of steps that are used to investigate a natural occurrence.
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We shall take a closer look at these steps and the terminology you will need to understand before you start a science project.
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Problem/Question Observation/Research Formulate a Hypothesis Experiment Collect and Analyze Results Conclusion Communicate the Results
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Steps of the Scientific Method 1. Problem/Question Problem/Question : Develop a question or problem that can be solved through experimentation.
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Steps of the Scientific Method 2. Observation/Research Observation/Research : Make observations and research your topic of interest.
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Do you remember the Do you remember the next step? next step?
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Steps of the Scientific Method 3. Formulate a Hypothesis Formulate a Hypothesis : Predict a possible answer to the problem or question. Example: If soil temperatures rise, then plant growth will increase.
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Steps of the Scientific Method 4. Experiment Experiment : Develop and follow a procedure . Include a detailed materials list. The outcome must be measurable (quantifiable).
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Steps of the Scientific Method 5. Collect and Analyze Results Collect and Analyze Results : Modify the procedure if needed. Confirm the results by retesting. Include tables, graphs, and photographs.
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Steps of the Scientific Method 6. Conclusion Conclusion : Include a statement that accepts or rejects the hypothesis. Make recommendations for further study and possible improvements to the procedure.
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Scientific Method 7. Communicate the Results Communicate the Results : Be prepared to present the project to an audience. Expect questions from the
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