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The Scientific Method
Step 1. Observation (Question/Research) What do you want to know or explain? Quantitative=measure Qualitative=describe
Step2 Hypothesis (prediction) If (MV/IV), then (RV/DV), **because.
Manipulating Variable -Changed on Purpose (If…) Responding Variable - Observed/measured to see the affect of change (Then…)
Step3 Materials Everything you need to perform experiment. ***Must be LIST***
Step 4 Procedure S -Set Up M - Measure (and record) R -Repeat Steps C - Calculate results Must be in a numbered LIST!
Step 5 Data Collection Make an organized CHART or TABLE GRAPH it (if possible) BAR graph descriptive data LINE graph continuous data
Step 6 Conclusion A nswer the investigative question (re-write hypothesis) B e descriptive, high/low data, with difference C onnect data to hypothesis (use key words)
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