Presentation on theme: "The ________ ________ is a series of steps that are used to __________ a natural occurrence."— Presentation transcript:
The ________ ________ is a series of steps that are used to __________ a natural occurrence.
Form a __________or__________ Form a ___________ Develop a ___________ or _________ for testing the hypothesis Record your results, __________, and ____________ Draw __________ _____________ Results
Step # 1 - Question Develop a ____________or _____________that can be solved through an __________. This will need to include a __________(Why are we doing this experiment?)
Step # 2 - Hypothesis An ____________ guess A possible ____________ or answer to the question/problem. Is ___________. Constructed in “If”…… “then”…… pattern.
EXAMPLES ____I sleep at least 8 hours a night, ____ my grades will improve. _____ a plant is given fertilizer, _____ it will grow taller than a plant that is not given fertilizer.
Step #3 - Materials List all __________ that are needed to complete the ______________.
Step # 4 – Plan/Procedure Scientists perform a _____________ experiment to test their_____________. To do this, you have to have a step by step plan or____________. Scientists need to be ____________. Scientists also need to be ______ when performing experiments.
Step # 5 – Results/Data This is the time when you__________, using your __________. Scientists always _________ _________ what they are observing. Sometimes an experiment must be ___________. Include tables, charts, graphs if needed.
Step # 6 – Conclusions What have I learned? Include a statement that either _________ or __________with your hypothesis. Do not get discouraged if it disagreed with your hypothesis. That is how we learn!!
Communicate/ Next Steps and New Questions Tell others what you found out. Write down any other questions that were not answered in your experiment. Write down any other steps that you might take to have those questions answered.
IMPORTANT TERMS __________: all the factors we __________the ________during an experiment __________: the factors or materials that we may __________ during an experiment