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    • CATALYST Do you think chimpanzees can learn American Sign Language? How about use a computer? Why or why not?
    • Meet Jane Goodall…
    • SCIENTIFIC METHOD
      • This is a series of steps that scientists use answer questions and solve problems
    • SCIENTIFIC METHOD
      • SIX
      • GREAT
      • FARMERS
      • PLANT
      • ALL
      • DAY
      • (this is a mnemonic device)
    • Six: State the Problem
      • The scientist identifies the question or subject that he/she wishes to study
    • Great: Gather Information
      • The scientist researches the subject that he/she is studying.
        • Places to do research: library, internet, encyclopedia, television, etc.
    • 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
        • Inference – a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge or experience (Ex.  You see a window broken and a baseball on the floor next to the shattered glass.  You can -infer- that a baseball broke your window)
    • Plant: Perform Experiment
      • Scientists develop a way to test their hypothesis
      • Independent Variable (manipulated) : part of the experiment that can be changed or controlled
      • Dependent Variable (responding) : What is measured in the experiment
      Control –what you keep the same. A good experiment only changes one thing!
    • All: Analyze Data
      • Scientists compile data into charts and graphs
      • This helps make sense of the information taken from the experiment
      • Quantitative – numbers
      • Qualitative – description
      • X –axis is the dependent variable
      • Y-axis is the independent variable
    • 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