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Scientific Method

The scientific method is a set of procedures that scientists follow in order to study a natural occurrence. The goal of the scientific method is that scientists use a formal and objective approach...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2012 8:02 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

A scientific method requires proper effort and will. The memory device 'POHEC' can be used to learn the fives steps of the Scientific Method. The letters stand for: Problem, Observation,...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2013 7:45 am UTC

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Scientific Method

The reasoning for creating a hypothesis and conducting an experiment is because the hypothesis is at the heart of the project itself. A hypothesis is defined as 'a proposition assumed as a...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2012 5:23 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

Observations are an essential part of the scientific process. The empirical nature of observation entails that every physical feature, occurring patterns, or natural tendencies will be considered...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2012 5:58 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

The first step is to clearly state a problem or a question that you wish to solve about a natural phenomenon. Next, find out what you can that already is known about this topic. Formulate a...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2013 12:10 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

Science is different from other epistemologies in that it is founded, ultimately, on empirical observation. Where philosophy may rely on logic, and the humanities on texts, sciencists draw their...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2013 4:33 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

Scientists use the scientific method to determine if one thing is the cause of something else. It helps them to understand if their hypotheses are true or false. When using the scientific method,...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2019 3:23 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

Any science experiment will have three variables: constant, dependent, and independent. The independent variable is unique from the other two because it has the ability to stand apart from the...

Latest answer posted January 16, 2020 9:08 pm UTC

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Scientific Method

When conducting scientific inquiry, there has to be a rationale behind the investigation. You, as the researcher, have to ask essential questions in order to know exactly what it is that you want...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2012 5:00 pm UTC

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In social science, we often speak of two kinds of groups when it comes to experiments: the control group and the experimental group. Imagine you're told that marigold plants grow better in the...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2018 9:52 am UTC

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