In conducting an experiment, what does being OBJECTIVE means?  

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jerichorayel | College Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

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In a scientific experiment, there are ideals that will help the student in finding out the solution to a problem or inquisition. In doing an experiment, each should be focused on the results that will be produced. Being OBJECTIVE is leaning towards the facts that are not influenced or manipulated by feelings and emotions or biases. 

Scientists are focused on the truths, facts and its details and therefore they should be very OBJECTIVE. In connection to being objective, results should be as accurate as possible (1), correctly disseminated (2), should be based on several tests to prove its validity (3) and to involve some related researches that can help strengthen the data gathered (4). 

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Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.

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