In this chapter, you'll learn about the principles and considerations that guide scientific research.You will examine the characteristics of scientific theories and experimental design; you'll learn how to develop testable research hypotheses as well.Once you finish studying all the video lessons, you should also be able to: As you make your way through this chapter's material, you'll notice a number of tools designed to make your learning experience an enjoyable one.
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Study the scientific method, experimental design and how to interpret scientific data.
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In this lesson, you will learn about the process of a scientific experiment.
First the lesson will outline the definition and give a short history of scientific experimentation.
Then the types will be described, and finally, an example of a scientific experiment will be provided.
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