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