Scientific Method

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Problem

a clear, concise statement usually stated as a question which is what you are trying to solve

Hypothesis

an educated guess or prediction based on prior knowledge and research

Observation

as viewed through the five senses

Controlled factors

conditions that remain the same through the experiment

Dependent variable

condition that is used to measure the effect of the independent variable

Independent variable

the condition that varies or changes to test the hypothesis

Materials

items needed to conduct the experiment

Procedure

a way of organizing, writing and conducting the experiment

Conclusion

any answer to the problem statement found after doing the experiment. This may or may not support the hypothesis

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