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Scientific Method

What is the scientific method? What are the advantages and disadvantages of addressing problems, questions and the mysteries through the scientific method? Scientific method dictionary definition “A method of investigation in which a problem is first identified and observations. Experiments or other relevant data are then used to construct or test hypotheses that purport to solve it”.(Dictionary.reference.com/browse/scientific method) My understanding of scientific method is discovering or solving...

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Scientific Method

Scientific method is a process that outlines a number of principles for answering questions. Many people in day-to-day situations use scientific method. For example, if I were to try to start my car and it doesn't work, my first reaction would be to think of reason my car is not starting. This is just a brief example of scientific method. The principles in Scientific method should be used in an orderly manner to answer your questions. Scientific method lets people research true things as well as...

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The Scientific Method

The Scientific Method Justin Lancaster SC300-24 The Scientific Method Throughout our lives, we face numerous challenges, obstacles and difficult decisions that require the use of higher-level thinking. When we process the different possibilities and scenarios in our mind, subconsciously we are using the scientific method to problem solve. This basic concept is developed from an early stage in our lives and while it is practiced often in the widespread experiments of science, it is a valuable...

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http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/scientific-method-17.jpg The scientific method is a series of steps used to identify and execute hypothesies in an attempt to clarify scientific processes. The scientific method will be applied to the following scenario: ● You arrive home late at night. You walk up to the front door, unlock it, and reach in to turn on the light switch located just inside the front door. The light does not come on! Now what? Accoring to the scientific method the first step in this situation...

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The Scientific Method

I have used the scientific method in my case study to prove my hypothesis, if a plant is grown in light it will grow faster than a plant grown in the dark. To conduct my experiment, you will need lima beans, potting soil, and styrofoam cups. First, put three inches of potting soil into each styrofoam cup. Then plant the lima bean seed about one inch below the surface of the soil. Next add three tablespoons of water to each cup. Put one cup in a window seal or where there will be bright light. Place...

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The Scientific Method

THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD A ‘Hypotheses,’ said Medawar in 1964, ‘are imaginative and inspirational in character’; they are ‘adventures of the mind’. He was arguing in favour of the position taken by Karl Popper in The Logic of Scientific Discovery (1972, 3rd edition) that the nature of scientific method is hypothetico-deductive and not, as is generally believed, inductive. B It is essential that you, as an intending researcher, understand the difference between these two interpretations of the...

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The Scientific Method

Describe the scientific method of research. Be sure to identify the key components, providing examples of each. Use external sources to support your answer. The methods of science are the methods of all correct thinking. In all thinking we are concerned with getting and organizing knowledge, or with testing, applying, and developing the knowledge we have already acquired (Jones, 1909). According to Zikmund, Babin, Carr, and Griffin, “the scientific method is a set of prescribed procedures for...

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Scientific Method

Scientific Method The experiment in this scientific article is based on whether it is true that caffeine can reduce high blood sugar or not. It was necessary to follow scientific method to come to a trustworthy and fair conclusion. The hypothesis of this experiment is that caffeine may help prevent diabetes. Scientists were asking if drinking coffee in regular doses would decrease the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. To test the hypothesis, scientists chose to do an experiment on mice that have...

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Scientific Method Study of Plants ****** Biology 100 ***** ****** The Scientific Method is a series of steps used to basically form an opinion and test that opinion. The method steps include, observation, research, creating an educated guess, or hypothesis, testing that hypothesis, analyzing the test results, and recording the results as true or untrue. If testing of the hypothesis results in disproving it, the steps will begin again with a new hypothesis...

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The Scientific Method

 The Scientific Method This experiment was performed by using a systematic approach to identify six unknown substances. In the first half of the experiment six unknown substances were observed than measured by determining volume, mass and density. The second half of the experiment the unknown were placed in a test tube and tested for solubility. It was determined that the six tubes contained coffee, potting soil, brown sugar, baby powder, baking soda, and powdered sugar. By the use of the...

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