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Scientific Method

Observation Noticing something in the natural world.
Question When something that you observe doesn't make sense.
Hypothesis A prediction about future events based on what you know. Usually an "if"/"then" statement.
Method/Procedure The steps you follow to complete an experiment.
Variable Something that changes or varies.
Independent variable (IV) part of the experiment that is changed intentionally by the scientist
Dependent variable (DV) part of the experiment that is changed BECAUSE OF the Independent variable.
Control part of the experiment that remains unchanged from how it occurs naturally
Constants parts of the experiment that are the SAME for all variables
Results The data that is collected after running the experiment.
Qualitative data uses words and is based on observation and interview
Quantitative data uses numbers and is based on survey, data collection, and measurements
Conclusion an statement on whether the hypothesis was correct or not and an explanation of the results. Includes sources of error.
Validity the experiment can be repeated and produce the same results
Created by: GarrisonWAHS