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sisterto4
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What are the steps of the scientific method?

My sister needs to follow the 6 steps of the Scientific Method for her science fair project. What are the steps in the scientific method?
In Topics: Science fair, Helping my child with science
> 60 days ago

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aqblickley
aqblickley writes:
Hi sisterto4,

How very sweet of you to help your sister out with her science fair project! The Scientific Method involves 6 basic steps:

1. Come up with a problem you are trying to solve (usually in the form of a research question).
2. Form a hypothesis, or educated guess, about what will happen in the project or experiment.
3. List all supplies or materials you need.
4. Write out a detailed procedure.
5. Observe and collect data.
6. Come to a conclusion - what is the answer? Was your hypothesis correct?

Below, I'm including a couple articles about the Scientific Method and getting started with a science fair project. You may find other helpful, more detailed information in these articles.

Good luck!

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Marebear
Marebear , Student writes:
1. Form a problem or question
2. Research and/or observe
3. Make a hypothesis
4. Experiment and Investigate
5. Collect and analyze the results
6. Form a conclusion.

Most children remember things by turning into a song, like I did. Try writing a song to help your sister. The sillier, the better!
> 60 days ago

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