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Scientific Method. Lesson: Two. Step One: Identify the Problem. State the problem clearly. Usually in question form. Step Two: Gather Information. Research; ask questions. Discover what is already known about the problem. Step Three: State Hypothesis.
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Scientific Method Lesson: Two
Step One: Identify the Problem • State the problem clearly. • Usually in question form.
Step Two: Gather Information • Research; ask questions. • Discover what is already known about the problem.
Step Three: State Hypothesis • Hypothesis: A suggested solution to as why something happens. • An educated guess.
Step Four: Test the Hypothesis • Experiment and examine the situation to check the hypothesis.
Step Five: Make Careful Observations • Note everything your senses can gather. • Record the data. • Keep careful records.
Step Six: Organize and Analyze The Data • Put the data in order. • Scientists often use charts and tables to organize data. • Figure out the meaning of data.
Step Seven: State a Conclusion • Explain the data. • State whether or not it supports the hypothesis.