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Scientific Method Order

(1) Observation
(2) Question
(3) Hypothesis
(4) Experiment
(5) Analyze Data
(6) Conclude
(7) Report Results

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Fact

Universally true

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Hypothesis

hypothesis' status is unknown until it is tested

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Theory

Can be thought of as a hypothesis that has been tested and tested over and over again by the scientific community and is widely held to be true, with exceptions.
Ex) big bang theory

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Peer Review

The process by which researchers have their articles reviewed by experts in their field before the article is published

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Key Peer Review Players

Researchers (Write article, send to journal editor, Initiates)
Editors (Edit Article, send out for peer review)
Reviewers (review article, send out for peer review)
Publishers (If all agree, that the article is sound, the editor sends article to publishers, who then published there article)