• A scientific investigation is a plan for asking questions and testing possible answers.
  • Scientists often develop their own steps they follow in a scientific investigation.
  • A hypothesis is a possible answer to a scientific question.
  • Evidence is any type of data that may either agree or disagree with a prediction.
  • The more evidence that supports a hypothesis, the more likely the hypothesis is to be true.
  • The scientific method is not the only way to gain knowledge, but it is the best way to get the most out of your research.
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