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Steps of the Scientific Method

Steps of the Scientific Method
Please ensure you have JavaScript enabled in your browser. If you leave JavaScript disabled, you will only access a portion of the content we are providing. <a href="/science-fair-projects/javascript_help.php">Here's how.</a> What is the Scientific Method? The scientific method is a process for experimentation that is used to explore observations and answer questions. Even though we show the scientific method as a series of steps, keep in mind that new information or thinking might cause a scientist to back up and repeat steps at any point during the process. Whether you are doing a science fair project, a classroom science activity, independent research, or any other hands-on science inquiry understanding the steps of the scientific method will help you focus your scientific question and work through your observations and data to answer the question as well as possible. Educator Tools for Teaching the Scientific Method

Six Thinking Hats Six Thinking Hats is a book by Edward de Bono which describes a tool for group discussion and individual thinking involving six colored hats. "Six Thinking Hats" and the associated idea parallel thinking provide a means for groups to plan thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way, and in doing so to think together more effectively.[2] Underlying principles[edit] The premise of the method is that the human brain thinks in a number of distinct ways which can be deliberately challenged, and hence planned for use in a structured way allowing one to develop tactics for thinking about particular issues. de Bono identifies six distinct directions in which the brain can be challenged. Since the hats do not represent natural modes of thinking, each hat must be used for a limited time only. A compelling example presented is sensitivity to "mismatch" stimuli. Six distinct directions are identified and assigned a color. Managing Blue - what is the subject? Strategies and programs[edit]

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Collaborative method Group Setup[edit] Deliberate setup of a team—before beginning work—increases the potential for high performance.[citation needed] To do so, the following components of collaboration should be an initial focus: Group models[edit] Four group models are common in collaboration:[1] Chance Collaboration by chance is the most basic model and underlies all four. Acuity Collaboration by acuity establishes a team with balanced skill sets. Interest Collaboration by interest forms a team of persons with similar hobbies, curiosities or careers. Leader Collaboration by leader is a team model where the members are chosen by a leader. Spence's basic rules[edit] Spence identifies[1] seven rules for all collaboration: Look for common ground: find shared values, consider shared personal experiences, pay attention to and give feedback, be yourself and expect the same of others, be willing to accept differences in perception and opinions Katzenbach and Smith's "team basics"[edit] Complementary skills in team members

List of Science Fair Ideas and Experiments You Can Do. Okay, this is the hardest part of the whole project…picking your topic. But here are some ideas to get you started. Even if you don’t like any, they may inspire you to come up with one of your own. Does music affect on animal behavior? Didn’t see one you like? To download and print this list of ideas CLICK HERE.

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Science Fair Project Ideas Please ensure you have JavaScript enabled in your browser. If you leave JavaScript disabled, you will only access a portion of the content we are providing. <a href="/science-fair-projects/javascript_help.php">Here's how.</a> Help Me Find a Project Use the Topic Selection Wizard tool: Answer a short questionnaire about your interests & hobbies It uses your responses to recommend ideas you will enjoy Browse the Project Ideas Index Listed below are all of the different areas of science where we offer Project Ideas. Search the Project Ideas Library Science Buddies has over 1,150 Project Ideas in over 30 areas of science. Buy Project Kits Each kit contains everything you need to do the project Available for several dozen popular Project Ideas Proceeds help support Science Buddies Science Kits - Hassle Free for Parents, Fun & Educational for Kids! Experiments that work - every project has been tested by our scientists so you know it works! Browse Projects with Kits

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