- Created by: GreenGooSnake
- Created on: 23-07-19 17:34
1) Scientists try to explain things. They start by observing something they don't understand.
2) Then they come up with a hypothesis - a possible explanation of what they've observed.
3) Then they test if it's right or not. They make a prediction based on it and by gathering evidence from investigations. If evidence from experiments backs up a prediction, you're closer to finding out if the hypothesis is true.
Testing A Hypothesis.
1) Scientists share findings in peer-reviewed journals or at conferences.
2) Peer-review - Where other scientists check results and explanations to make sure they're 'scientific' before they're published. This helps to detect false claims, this doesn't mean that findings are correct - just not wrong in any obvious way.
3) Once other scientists have found out about a hypothesis,…