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Credit for this goes to Ed Chang. I've edited and modified, but the song is his idea (I beleive). Anyway... clever way to remember scientific method and a song for remembering it.

Credit for this goes to Ed Chang. I've edited and modified, but the song is his idea (I beleive). Anyway... clever way to remember scientific method and a song for remembering it.

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  • 1. CATALYST Do you think chimpanzees can learn American Sign Language? How about use a computer? Why or why not?
  • 2. Meet Jane Goodall…
  • 3. SCIENTIFIC METHOD
    • This is a series of steps that scientists use answer questions and solve problems
  • 4. SCIENTIFIC METHOD
    • SIX
    • GREAT
    • FARMERS
    • PLANT
    • ALL
    • DAY
  • 5. Six: State the Problem
    • The scientist identifies the question or subject that he/she wishes to study
  • 6. Great: Gather Information
    • The scientist researches the subject that he/she is studying.
      • Places to do research: library, internet, encyclopedia, television, etc.
  • 7. Farmers: Form Hypothesis
    • A hypothesis is the scientist’s educated guess or best guess about what will happen in the experiment.
    • Usually has the words “If... Then”
      • IF I eat too much, THEN I will get sick
  • 8. Plant: Perform Experiment
    • Scientists develop a way to test their hypothesis
    • Independent Variable : part of the experiment that can be changed or controlled
    • Dependent Variable : What is measured in the experiment
  • 9. All: Analyze Data
    • Scientists compile data into charts and graphs
    • This helps make sense of the information taken from the experiment
  • 10. Day: Draw Conclusions
    • Scientist decides whether the original hypothesis was correct.
      • If the answer is “ YES ” then you are done
      • If the answer is “ NO ” then a new hypothesis is made and you repeat the experiment
  • 11. A Mystery Song…
    • Raise your hand if you know what this song is.
  • 12. The Scientific Method Song Produced by Master “G” with Nelly and the St. Lunatics
  • 13. While we’re in the studio
    • TIME IS MONEY
    • MONEY IS TIME
  • 14. Scientific Method Song - 1st Verse (To the tune of Ride Wit’ Me - Nelly) If you got a question needs an answer you see, Gotta gather information in the library Oh why must I do it this way? MUST BE THE METHOD!
  • 15. Scientific Method Song - 2nd Verse First hypothesize what the answer could be, Then perform an experiment 1-2-3 Oh why must I do it this way? MUST BE THE METHOD!
  • 16. Scientific Method Song - 3rd Verse Then record the data in the data sheet, Draw up some conclusions and then repeat Oh why must I do it this way? MUST BE THE METHOD!