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The Scientific Method

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Title: The Scientific Method


1
The Scientific Method
2
  • Problem
  • This is the title of your project.
  • Determine what you want to find out. Then, state
    the problem as a question.

3
  • Purpose
  • The reason for doing the project.
  • State what you are trying to find out.
  • Example The purpose of the experiment is to find
    out if

4
Hypothesis
  • An educated guess.
  • I think because.
  • Your hypothesis should be based on your personal
    experiences or research.

5
Experiment
  • 1. List the Materials first.
  • 2. Then, list the Procedures or steps of your
    experiment.
  • 3. The steps must be numbered.

6
  • Control Group
  • It is the group that is the normal condition.
    Its used to compare against the experimental
    group.
  • Experimental Group
  • It is the group that is being tested.

7
Information- a description about the subject of
experiment.
Data
Graphs Tables
  • Photographs
  • Diagrams

Trials 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number of Blobs                      
Size of Blobs                    
Length of Time                    
8
Results
  • This is a narrative of your data.
  • Explain the facts and figures to tell what
    happened.
  • Use words to explain the data.
  • Describe your measurements. Tell about averages
    and extremes. What happened the most? Or the
    least? Or every time?

9
Conclusion
  • After you analyze your results, decide and
  • state whether or not your hypothesis was
  • supported by the evidence you collected.
  • Then, explain the outcome, or what happened.
  • Example My hypothesis was supported. The plants
    located in the sun grew the tallest.
  • You may also
  • Include suggestions to improve the
    experiment.
  • State whether your data was reliable or
    not.
  • If your data was inconsistent, then your
    results may be inconclusive.

10
Application
  • How your project applies or connects to the real
    world.
  • It is important to know this because
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