Scientific MethodScientific Method
Scientific MethodScientific Method
•Steps used to gather
information and solve
problems
Scientific MethodScientific Method
1. Identify a problem or
question that could be
tested
2. Research to find out what
is ...
Scientific MethodScientific Method
3. Form a
hypothesis
Scientific MethodScientific Method
4. Test the hypothesis
(experiment)
Scientific MethodScientific Method
5. Record and study the data
6. Form a conclusion
Scientific MethodScientific Method
7. Communicate the results
Key TermsKey Terms
• Hypothesis- testable
question
• Usually an “if” “then”
statement
• Example:
Key TermsKey Terms
• Problem – to reduce the number of
students arriving late to class
• If there is a warning bell 30 sec...
Key TermsKey Terms
• Control- the group or subject
that has all normal or standard
conditions
• Control group is necessary...
Key TermsKey Terms
• Variable- a condition that could be
different
• Independent Variable- the only
condition that is chan...
Key TermsKey Terms
• An experiment should have
only one independent
variable
• Example:
Key TermsKey Terms
• Mrs. C. wanted to test the effect
of different food coloring in food
chosen by students
• She prepare...
Key TermsKey Terms
• The dependent variable is
the condition that might
change as a result of the
independent variable
• E...
Key TermsKey Terms
• Mrs. C. wanted to test the effect
of different food coloring in food
chosen by students
• The depende...
Key TermsKey Terms
•Constant- condition(s)
that is/are the same for
trials
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Scientific Method

  1. 1. Scientific MethodScientific Method
  2. 2. Scientific MethodScientific Method •Steps used to gather information and solve problems
  3. 3. Scientific MethodScientific Method 1. Identify a problem or question that could be tested 2. Research to find out what is already known
  4. 4. Scientific MethodScientific Method 3. Form a hypothesis
  5. 5. Scientific MethodScientific Method 4. Test the hypothesis (experiment)
  6. 6. Scientific MethodScientific Method 5. Record and study the data 6. Form a conclusion
  7. 7. Scientific MethodScientific Method 7. Communicate the results
  8. 8. Key TermsKey Terms • Hypothesis- testable question • Usually an “if” “then” statement • Example:
  9. 9. Key TermsKey Terms • Problem – to reduce the number of students arriving late to class • If there is a warning bell 30 sec. before each class, then • more students will arrive on time
  10. 10. Key TermsKey Terms • Control- the group or subject that has all normal or standard conditions • Control group is necessary to compare the experimental groups to
  11. 11. Key TermsKey Terms • Variable- a condition that could be different • Independent Variable- the only condition that is changed for the experiment • The variable that “I” change as the experimenter
  12. 12. Key TermsKey Terms • An experiment should have only one independent variable • Example:
  13. 13. Key TermsKey Terms • Mrs. C. wanted to test the effect of different food coloring in food chosen by students • She prepared mashed potato servings exactly the same except for the color
  14. 14. Key TermsKey Terms • The dependent variable is the condition that might change as a result of the independent variable • Example:
  15. 15. Key TermsKey Terms • Mrs. C. wanted to test the effect of different food coloring in food chosen by students • The dependent variable that she could observe is which potatoes the students chose
  16. 16. Key TermsKey Terms •Constant- condition(s) that is/are the same for trials
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