Scientific Method

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Complete the Scientific Method activity on the student website. Write a 350-word paper on the scientific method. Include the following: Describe how you applied the steps of the scientific method in the activity. • Describe a real-life problem where you have or could have used the steps of the scientific method to solve the problem. Include the steps involved in solving the problem. The scientific method is a process that is used to solve complex problems in any situation. The Method consists of these steps: Observation, Question, Hypothesis, Prediction, Conclusion, and Results. In the Tomato plant experiment the method was used to determine why the tomato plant was growing smaller tomatoes. The observation was that in the past few years you planted tomatoes in the same spot but noticed the smaller portions, and also noticed the cooler and drier summers. The question was, “why they were bearing fewer tomatoes?” to follow with a number of hypothesis, that included, warmth, water and nutrients. When I preformed the nutrients the prediction was that if I replace the old soil the plants would grow more tomatoes. At the conclusion the hypothesis was supported, and the results showed that the tomatoes grew bigger once the soil was replaced. These same steps were also completed for the warmth and water which also supported my hypothesis of growing more tomatoes. A real life scenario where I could have used the scientific method would be in the event my computer did not work. The initial observation I woke up in the morning to go and pay my bills on the computer but when I tried to turn on the computer nothing happened. It was working fine yesterday when I completed my assignment for school online. So the overall question is, “why is my computer not turning on?” There are three hypothesis to use: first, is the computer unplugged? Second, is there an electrical problem, third, is there a bad Hard Drive? The hypothesis would be, “the computer is...
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