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stages of scientific method

intro methods and materials results conclusions

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what goes in the introduction?

problem to be solved or question to be answered

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what goes under methods and materials?

how observations are made or how experiments were conducted (must be repeatable)

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results?

what was seen, heard, touched, smelled, or tasted

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conclusions

what the results of the observations and/or experiments mean

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is technology science?

no, it is the result of science

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are facts science?

no, they are observations of nature and/or results of science

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what is science?

a type of thinking or way of knowing

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what are questions scientists ask?

who, what, where, when, how, and why

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what does science produce?

facts, technologies or inventions, explanations

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what is a fact?

an observation of nature (data of the world)

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what is a hypothesis?

a testable statement accounting for a fact or set of facts

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what is a theory?

a well-tested and well-supported hypothesis or set of hypotheses.