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Method for Madness

Scientific Method

a series of steps followed to solve problems scientific method
using one or more of your senses to gather information observation
using new information and what you already know to reason as to what is happening inference
factor that changes in an experiment variable
factor(s) held constant in an experiment or remain unchanged constant variables
observations and measurements recorded during an experiment data
judgment based on the results of an experiment conclusion
organized process to test a hypothesis experiment
an explanation or answer to a question that can be tested hypothesis
analyze the results step 5 (scientific method)
test the hypothesis step 4 (scientific method)
communicate results step 7 (scientific method)
draw conclusions step 6 (scientific method)
ask a question step 2 (scientific method)
form a hypothesis step 3 (scientific method)
making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence prediction
factor that the scientist manipulates in the experiment independent variable
factor(s) that responds to the manipulated variable or the variable you measure as data dependent variable
steps meticulously followed while performing a lab experiment procedure
trial(s) without changes and is used as a standard of comparison in an experiment control
make an observation step 1 (scientific method)
Created by: rdmonaghan
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