2The Scientific Method involves a series of steps that are used to investigate a natural occurrence.
3We shall take a closer look at these steps and the terminology you will need to understand before you start a science project.
4Observation/Research Formulate a Hypothesis Experiment Scientific MethodProblem/QuestionObservation/ResearchFormulate a HypothesisExperimentCollect and Analyze ResultsConclusionCommunicate the Results
5Steps of the Scientific Method 1. Problem/Question: Develop a question or problem that can be solved through experimentation.
6Steps of the Scientific Method 2. Observation/Research: Make observations and research your topic of interest.
7Unifying Concepts and Themes Describe how scale and mathematical models can be used to support and explain scientific data.
8WavesExplain how seismic waves provide scientists with information about the structure of Earth's interior
9Forces that Shape the Earth Explain the concepts of continental drift and plate tectonics