Category Archives: scientific method

The scientific method is generally introduced to students in the third grade and the posts explore this science technique for finding relationships between two things.

The final step in the scientific method is to make suggestions about what research still needs to be done. This step is important because it highlights the limitations of your findings and focus other researchers efforts on what you think still needs to be explored. Some students skimp on this section, but you don’t want…
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This week we are going to talk about the next step in creating super science fair projects, drawing your conclusions. Your conclusions are going to be based on your data analysis, that you conducted in the last step, as well as on the background research your conducted earlier. This is a very important step in…
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Last week we designed our science fair project’s experiment, and this week we are going to complete the experiment. During this step of the scientific method you will be doing two things, (1) completing your experiments and (2) collecting data. This step can take anywhere from a few minutes to several months depending on the…
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If you have been following this blog this month then you have already learned how to develop a hypothesis and how to conduct your background research. This week we are moving on to the next step in the scientific method, designing your experiment. This step is one that you need to pay close attention to,…
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Last week we talked about developing your science fair project’s hypothesis. This week we will be discussing how to conduct the background research for your project. This is an activity that needs to be done both before you create your hypothesis and after you develop your hypothesis. No matter if you are working on 24-hour…
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During the month of August we will be going over each step of the scientific method. Each week we will tackle a different component. This week we are going to talk about developing a hypothesis. Super science fair projects needs a great hypothesis. Your hypothesis is basically a prediction of what will happen or a…
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