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Scientific method powerpoint

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Describes scientific method to elementary students

Describes scientific method to elementary students

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  • 1. The Scientific Method
  • 2. The Scientific Method The scientific method is the only scientific way accepted to back up a theory or idea. This is the method on which all research projects should be based. The scientific method is used by researchers to support or disprove a theory.
  • 3. The Scientific Method
    • The Scientific Method involves 5 steps:
            • Problem or Question
            • Hypothesis
            • Experiment
            • Results
            • Conclusion
  • 4. The Scientific Method Observation - You observe something using your senses. What you see makes you ask a question or state a problem. AH—Look at this!
  • 5. The Scientific Method Problem or Question - You ask a question or state the problem that you observed.
  • 6. The Scientific Method Hypothesis - You predict what you think the answer to your question might be.
  • 7. The Scientific Method Experiment - You figure out a way to test whether the hypothesis is correct. The outcome must be measurable. Record and analyze data.
  • 8. The Scientific Method Results - You do the experiment using the method you came up with and record the results. You repeat the experiment to confirm your results by retesting.
  • 9. The Scientific Method Conclusion - You state whether your prediction was confirmed or not and try to explain your results.
  • 10. The Scientific Method
    • The scientific method is an educated guess to
    • solve scientific problem. There are 5
    • steps.
    • Problem
    • Hypothesis
    • Experiment
    • Results
    • Conclusion