Scientific Method

Observations lead to questions. Questions form hypotheses which must be tested through experimentation. Analyze data! Form conclusions! Share results!

Objectives for this unit

□ Know the seven steps of the scientific method in logical order

□ 1. Make Observations of the world around you

□ 2. Form a testable question from observation

□ 3. Create a valid hypothesis

□ 4. Design a valid experiment

□ 5. Analyze the data of an experiment for patterns and relationships

□ 6. Form conclusions and predictions using data of an experiment

□ 7. Communicate (orally and written) the results of an experiment