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The Importance of Scientific Investigation

11 Jan

Scientific investigation method is a systematic way of gaining scientific knowledge. It trains us to think critically and creatively and also trains us to be more observant and more analytical. The idea of using scientific method in conducting any investigation is that we should observe carefully and measure accurately, communicate effectively, make inferences rationally and develop hypothesis logically.

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The scientific method involves the following steps:-

a) Observing a phenomenon
b) identifying the problem
c) identifying the variables
d) forming hypothesis
e) planning the investigation
f) carrying out the the investigation
g) observing and collecting data
h) analysing and interpreting data
i) making a conclusion
j) writing a report

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