mastrianascience.wikispaces.com
1
Background
information
Using the
Internet
● Books (library)
● Specialists
in that field
●

to answer some

questions
before you start.
www.dkit.i...
2

Aim
Hypothesis
Engineering
goal

Investigative
question
How do I

pick

1ne?
www.wix.com
Aim
Classroom experiments
“To...”
Proving a known fact
Hypothesis

Used with I.Q. and E.G.
If the independent variable does this,
then the dependent variable will do that.
Engineering
goal
Stating why you built something.
Investigative
question
Asking about the relationship between variables:

What is the relationship between
the independent ...
3
Method
What do we do to

construct
a method ?
science.howstuffworks.com
Identify
the

variables.
Identify the
equipment

used, and describe
HOW it will be used.
Step-by-step

instructions

on how the experiment runs.
All information in
point form.
4
Results
bschool.careers360.com
Table
All data is tabulated in the
course of the experiment.
Independent
variable (unit)
No units next to
values

Dependen...
Y-axis
Dependent variable
Units
0 at the bottom, maximum value at the top.

Graph
A heading should indicate the relationsh...
Analysis
Discuss (point form):
Relationship of variables
Outliers
5
Conclusion
paulmihalescu.com
In point form:

Evaluate your hypothesis
Explain relationship between
Variables
Chemistry: Provide

balanced equations
6

Bibliography

acknowledgements
Books

Author's surname and initials,
year of publication, title (underlined), edition,
place of publication, publisher.
Journals

Author's surname and initials,
year of publication of the journal, title of
article (underlined), title of journ...
Chapters in books

Author's surname and initials, title of book,
chapter title (underlined), edition,
place of publication...
Newspaper articles

Year, newspaper, date and month page
Internet referencing
www. ...
Page heading
Straight URL
Access date
Theses and dissertations

Author's surname and initials,
year of publication, title (underlined), degree
the thesis is for...
Acknowledgements
Name of person providing assistance,
what they provided assistance with.
roportionality

foreseeblog.com
1
2 types of
proportionality
Direct
Proportion
Inverse
Proportion
Simple
Proportion
Direct

Inverse

x

y

k = y/x

x

y

k

400

40

0,1k

60

30

1800

300

30

0,1k

75

24

1800

200

20

0,1k

90

20

...
Square

Proportion
Direct

Inverse

x2

y

k = y/x2

x

x2

y

k = yx2

2

4

1

0,25

3

9

2,25

0,25

1

1

10

10

4

16

4

0,25

2

4

...
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Revision of Scientific Method

  1. 1. mastrianascience.wikispaces.com
  2. 2. 1 Background information
  3. 3. Using the Internet ● Books (library) ● Specialists in that field ● to answer some questions before you start. www.dkit.ie
  4. 4. 2 Aim Hypothesis Engineering goal Investigative question
  5. 5. How do I pick 1ne? www.wix.com
  6. 6. Aim Classroom experiments “To...” Proving a known fact
  7. 7. Hypothesis Used with I.Q. and E.G. If the independent variable does this, then the dependent variable will do that.
  8. 8. Engineering goal Stating why you built something.
  9. 9. Investigative question Asking about the relationship between variables: What is the relationship between the independent variable and dependent variable?
  10. 10. 3 Method
  11. 11. What do we do to construct a method ? science.howstuffworks.com
  12. 12. Identify the variables.
  13. 13. Identify the equipment used, and describe HOW it will be used.
  14. 14. Step-by-step instructions on how the experiment runs.
  15. 15. All information in point form.
  16. 16. 4 Results
  17. 17. bschool.careers360.com
  18. 18. Table All data is tabulated in the course of the experiment. Independent variable (unit) No units next to values Dependent variable (unit) No units next to values
  19. 19. Y-axis Dependent variable Units 0 at the bottom, maximum value at the top. Graph A heading should indicate the relationship between the independent and the dependent variables. Always use clear indicators Connect the indicators using the line of best fit X-axis Independent variable Units 0 far left, maximum value far right
  20. 20. Analysis Discuss (point form): Relationship of variables Outliers
  21. 21. 5 Conclusion
  22. 22. paulmihalescu.com
  23. 23. In point form: Evaluate your hypothesis Explain relationship between Variables Chemistry: Provide balanced equations
  24. 24. 6 Bibliography acknowledgements
  25. 25. Books Author's surname and initials, year of publication, title (underlined), edition, place of publication, publisher.
  26. 26. Journals Author's surname and initials, year of publication of the journal, title of article (underlined), title of journal, volume, pages
  27. 27. Chapters in books Author's surname and initials, title of book, chapter title (underlined), edition, place of publication, publisher.
  28. 28. Newspaper articles Year, newspaper, date and month page
  29. 29. Internet referencing www. ... Page heading Straight URL Access date
  30. 30. Theses and dissertations Author's surname and initials, year of publication, title (underlined), degree the thesis is for, university, city where university is located
  31. 31. Acknowledgements Name of person providing assistance, what they provided assistance with.
  32. 32. roportionality foreseeblog.com
  33. 33. 1 2 types of proportionality
  34. 34. Direct Proportion
  35. 35. Inverse Proportion
  36. 36. Simple Proportion
  37. 37. Direct Inverse x y k = y/x x y k 400 40 0,1k 60 30 1800 300 30 0,1k 75 24 1800 200 20 0,1k 90 20 1800 50 5 0,1k 120 15 1800 yαx k(constant) = y/x Always a straight line through the origin. 1 y α /x k(constant) = xy y-x graph = hyperbole y-1/x2 = straight line
  38. 38. Square Proportion
  39. 39. Direct Inverse x2 y k = y/x2 x x2 y k = yx2 2 4 1 0,25 3 9 2,25 0,25 1 1 10 10 4 16 4 0,25 2 4 2,5 10 5 25 6,25 0,25 4 16 0,625 10 5 25 0,4 10 x 2 yαx k(constant) = y/x y-x graph = parabola y-x2 graph = straight line through origin. 2 1 y α /x2 k(constant) = x2y y-x graph = hyperbole y-1/x2 = straight line

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