3Scientific Method of Problem Solving The question you want to answer.Always stated in Sentence and question form
4Scientific Method of Problem Solving 2. HypothesisAn answer for the question/problem you are trying to answer.A testable prediction about how to answer your question/problem
5Scientific Method of Problem Solving 3. ExperimentThe method you will use to test your hypothesis.The steps by which you test whether your hypothesis is correct or not.
6Scientific Method of Problem Solving 4. Observation and Data:(2 types)QuantitativeInvolves: numbersQualitativeInvolves: your sensesInformation collected using your 5 senses.Information you analyze to draw a conclusion about your hypothesis
7Scientific Method of Problem Solving 5. ConclusionA judgment about your hypothesis needs to:1. Answer original question2. Support the answer with collected data.
8Mr. B, this is stupid…Why is this scientific something I should care about?...I don’t even like scienceI’ll never use this…
9Let’s discuss talk about this Refer the scientific method back to how we solved the brain teaser.QuestionHypothesis (guess)Experiment (try it!)Observation (did it work?)Conclusion (did it work…what should you try now?)
10Early Finishers Try This… An old beggar collects cigarette ends from ashtrays and sidewalks and uses the tobacco to roll her own cigarettes. She has this practice down to a fine art, knowing it will take seven cigarette ends to make one cigarette. Since she has collected 49 ends, how many cigarettes can she make from these and why?Try using steps of the Scientific Method