BIO 100 week 1 Assignment The Scientific Method

Feb 3rd, 2012
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The scientific method consists of the following steps. Step one of the scientific method is observation, step two is questioning, step three is hypothesis, step four is testing, step five is results, step six is explanation, step seven is new questions. We use the scientific method in everyday life to help us understand and problem-solving when we need to figure something out. Scientific method is something we all do anytime we are thinking it is how our brain processes and solves problems. The first experiment is on the reason plants grow towards light the second experiment is why television will not turn on when power button is pushed on remote control. Observation: Plants tend to grow and lean toward windows or light. Question: What would make the plant grow in the direction of the window? Hypothesis: The plant needs the light to help it make food to survive. Testing: You grow three plants with a light to the left of them and three plants with a light to the right of them. Re

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