Monday, 30 June 2014

Scientific Method

The steps of the Scientific Method is as shown:

1. Asking a Question
2. Doing background research
3. Construct a hypothesis
4. Test hypothesis by conducting an experiment
5. Analyse results and draw conclusions
6. Reporting of results. If hypothesis is wrong, think again and construct a new hypothesis.

What is Science?

The word 'science' is derived from the Latin word "scientia" which means knowledge.  Science is the observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of knowledge and understanding of the natural, social and material world following a systematic methodology based on evidence collected through research.