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Steps of the Scientific Method © Lisa Michalek
The Scientific Method involves a series of steps that are used to investigate a natural occurrence and develop and explanation.
Let us take a closer look at the steps and terminology you will need to understand before starting a science experiment.
Problem/Question Observation/Research Formulate a Hypothesis Experiment Collect and Analyze Results Conclusion Communicate the Results
Problem/Question Develop a question or problem that can be solved through experimentation.
Observation/Research Make observations and research your topic of interest.
Formulate a Hypothesis Predict a possible answer to the problem or question. Example: If soil temperatures rise, then plant growth will increase.
The hypothesis is an educated guess about the relationship between the independent and dependent variables.
The independent, or manipulated variable, is a factor that’s intentionally varied by the experimenter.
The dependent, or responding variable, is the factor that may change as a result of changes made in the independent variable.
Experiment Develop and follow a procedure. Include a detailed materials list. The outcome must be measurable.
Develop a procedure, list the needed materials and then, determine the control group.
In a scientific experiment, the control is the group that serves as the standard of comparison. The control group may be a “no treatment" or an “experimenter selected” group.
The control group is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group, except for the variable being tested. All experiments should have a control group.
All other factors are kept the same so that any observed changes in the experiment can be attributed to the variable.
The constants in an experiment are all the factors that the experimenter attempts to keep the same.
Trials refer to replicate groups that are exposed to the same conditions in an experiment.
Collect and Analyze Results Modify the procedure if needed. Confirm the results by retesting. Include tables, graphs, and photographs.
Conclusion Include a statement that accepts or rejects the hypothesis. Make recommendations for further study and possible improvements to the procedure.
Communicate the Results Be prepared to present the project to an audience. Expect questions from the audience.
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