Scientific Method
Observation <ul><li>I notice… </li></ul>
Question <ul><li>I wonder… </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific: </li></ul><ul><li>How </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li> ...
Identify the Variables <ul><li>What are the variables? </li></ul><ul><li>Independent = set by experimenter </li></ul><ul><...
State your Hypothesis <ul><li>A proposed explanation </li></ul><ul><li>Your question reworded in to a testable experiment ...
Design an experiment <ul><li>What kind of data? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it be collected? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your...
Conduct the experiment
Reflect on the results <ul><li>Did the prediction come true? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the data support your hypothesis? </li...
New Questions <ul><li>Generate new questions based on your results </li></ul>
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Scientific Method visual

  1. 1. Scientific Method
  2. 2. Observation <ul><li>I notice… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Question <ul><li>I wonder… </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific: </li></ul><ul><li>How </li></ul><ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li> When </li></ul><ul><li> Which </li></ul><ul><li>Who </li></ul>
  4. 4. Identify the Variables <ul><li>What are the variables? </li></ul><ul><li>Independent = set by experimenter </li></ul><ul><li>Dependant = measurable </li></ul>
  5. 5. State your Hypothesis <ul><li>A proposed explanation </li></ul><ul><li>Your question reworded in to a testable experiment </li></ul><ul><li>If…………, then………………… </li></ul>
  6. 6. Design an experiment <ul><li>What kind of data? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it be collected? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your prediction? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it be recorded? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you analyze it? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conduct the experiment
  8. 8. Reflect on the results <ul><li>Did the prediction come true? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the data support your hypothesis? </li></ul>
  9. 9. New Questions <ul><li>Generate new questions based on your results </li></ul>

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