← Scientific Method Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Problem The start of the scientific method. The reason you are preforming this experiment is to answer this question. Background research Rather than starting from scratch, this helps you answer your question and allows you to use the best methods possible. Hypothesis an educated guess or prediction on what will happen or what the answer to the problem is. Procedure to conduct a test or investigation. This will test whether your hypothesis is true or false. Observation observe and analyze your data to see if your hypothesis was true or false. Conclusion Decide the results of your hypothesis and formally write up the results of your experiment.