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The Science Inquiry Process



Science Inquiry Process Video

The question needs to be testable.

Should focus on the natural world such as an object, organism or event.

It is focused on scientific concepts.

It can be answered through experiments or observations.

Answered from the evidence you gathered using your data to explain the findings.

Use past experiences to suggest an answer to your question and explain your thinking.

(If I do this, then this will happen)

Set up the experiment to test your question.

Need to consider what materials you will use.

Determine how you will measure and collect data.

Conduct the experiment and make observations about what is happening.

Record and document your findings.

Share what you have learned.

Explain your observations and data collected.

Use evidence from the experiment to prove your answer to the question you asked.