stages of scientific method
intro methods and materials results conclusions
what goes in the introduction?
problem to be solved or question to be answered
what goes under methods and materials?
how observations are made or how experiments were conducted (must be repeatable)
what was seen, heard, touched, smelled, or tasted
what the results of the observations and/or experiments mean
is technology science?
no, it is the result of science
are facts science?
no, they are observations of nature and/or results of science
what is science?
a type of thinking or way of knowing
what are questions scientists ask?
who, what, where, when, how, and why
what does science produce?
facts, technologies or inventions, explanations
what is a fact?
an observation of nature (data of the world)
what is a hypothesis?
a testable statement accounting for a fact or set of facts
what is a theory?
a well-tested and well-supported hypothesis or set of hypotheses.