Scientific Method

28th October 2010

Introduction

An example

Exploration and Discovery

Exploration and Discovery

Curiosity, practical problem Observation:

Signal is low inside elevator e.g. Does metal cause weaker signal?

Asking Questions:

Literature search

Testing Ideas

Testing Ideas

Create Hypotheses

e.g. Metal causes weaker signal inside elevator e.g. Create model using different materials with same thickness and measure the signal e.g. Signal inside model using metal is weaker than non-metal.

Design of Experiment

Expected Results

Data Collection and Analysis

Community Analysis and Feedback

Community Analysis and Feedback
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Write report Discuss Repeat experiments New questions

Benefits and Outcomes

Benefits and Outcomes

Develop solution

e.g. Location of signal booster

Summary

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