The Scientific Method is a way that scientists are able to gain understanding about the universe. The Scientific Method consists of:
It is important that the scientist conducting the experiment is asking a question that can be answered using data. A question like this is called a “scientific question.”
A hypothesis is an explanation for phenomena. A hypothesis must be:
One can create multiple hypotheses to be tested through experimentation. Doing this is called having multiple working hypotheses. Another way to test a hypothesis is by looking to scientific literature for data.
There are many different ways to test a hypothesis. You can:
Using the data found, one needs to determine whether the hypotheses they made are true or false.