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1

What did Bacon contribute to the scientific method?

State-sponsored science and producing beneficial techology

2

What did Galileo contribute to the scientific method?

Experimentation and Independent Confirmation

3

What did Descartes contribute to the scientific method?

Skepticism (not trusting your senses alone) and systematic doubting (questioning

4

What does empirical mean?

Verifiable and tangible

5

What kind of thinking does science use to explore the universe around us?

Rational/logical

6

In order to conduct a good experiment, you must ________ your variables.

Control your variables!

7

What is the order of the steps of the scientific method?

1. Observe and question
2. Do some background research
3. Make a Hypothesis (a prediction)
4. Experiment! Test your hypothesis.
5. Collect results and draw a conclusion.

8

What quality must a hypothesis have in order to be a good hypothesis?

It must be testable!