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The Scientific Method

The Scientific Method

Description:
  1.  

    Explain why/how scientist use models.

  2.  

    Explain the difference between: theory, law, and principles.

  3.  

    Explain the process scientist use when trying to understand or describe the world around them. 

  4.  

    Use some form of graphic to help the learner visualize the scientific method at work.

  5.  

    Try to use real world/meaningful examples whenever possible.

 

This learning packet should help the learner understand the scientific process.

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Tutorial

This slide show goes over the steps involved in the scientific method, giving examples for each.

Source: Self Created by Kelsey Perreault

Example Experiment showing the Scientific Method

This video shows an experiment being done which uses the scientific method.

Source: Self Created by Kelsey Perreault