Wednesday, 6 January 2016

THE BIG QUESTION

The Big Question

- What is Science?

-What is Scientific method?


What is Science?

The word "science" is derived from the Latin word scientia, which is knowledge based on demonstrable and reproducible data.Science is the activity of studying the behaviour of the natural and physical world, through observation and experimentation.




What is Scientific method?

Scientific method is a way to ask and answer scientific questions by making observations and doing experiments.The steps of the scientific method are to:
  • Make an observation
  • Do background research
  • Assess Profitability of Research 
  • Seek funding
  • Construct hypothesis (eg. Plants need food to live.)
  • Gather materials
  • Test with an experiment 
  • If its working, record data and communicate results
  • If its not working, troubleshoot procedure, carefully check all steps and set-up