Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: Which of the following are part of the scientific method?
A: Scientific method refers to a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.[1] To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry must be based on gathering observable, [ empirical and measurable evidence subject to specific principles of reasoning.[2] The Oxford English Dictionary says that scientific method is: "a method of
procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."[3] Although procedures vary from one field of inquiry to another, identifiable features distinguish scientific inquiry from other methods of obtaining knowledge. Scientific researchers propose hypotheses as explanations of phenomena, and design experimental studies to test these hypotheses. These steps must be repeatable, to predict future results. Theories that encompass wider domains of inquiry may bind many independently derived hypotheses together in a coherent, supportive structure. Theories, in turn, may help form new hypotheses or place groups of hypotheses into context. Scientific inquiry is generally intended to be as objective as possible, to reduce biased interpretations of results. Another basic expectation is to document, archive and share all data and methodology so they are available for careful scrutiny by other scientists, giving them the opportunity to verify results by attempting to reproduce them. This practice, called full disclosure, also allows statistical measures of the reliability of these data to be established. ]
selymi|Points 9036|
Question
Asked 10/16/2012 10:26:26 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
definition of apogee?
Weegy: A Good Business is when You are not in debt, are making good money, have a good amount of customers everyday, have loyal employees. User: (More)
Question
Not Answered
Updated 4/13/2014 8:45:15 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Apogee - The highest point in the development of something; a climax or culmination.
Added 4/13/2014 8:45:13 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
What does magnanimous means?
Question
Expert Answered
Updated 7/31/2014 9:47:14 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Magnanimous is an adjective which means having or showing a generous and kind nature.
Added 7/31/2014 9:47:14 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Confirmed by yumdrea [7/31/2014 9:48:07 AM]
26,800,276 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What does throttle mean?
4/16/2018 10:25:30 AM| 3 Answers
What is the best way to control Type II diabetes?
Weegy: Type 1 diabetes (previously known as insulin-dependent diabetes) and Type 2 diabetes (previously known as ...
4/10/2018 6:12:01 AM| 2 Answers
Error 401- Unauthorized
4/13/2018 4:59:54 AM| 2 Answers
What's one way we can check our answer to 2 ×10 = 20? A. 2 ÷ ...
Weegy: A throttle body is part of the air intake system that helps control the amount of air that gets into the engine. ...
4/13/2018 7:46:31 AM| 2 Answers
The science of the creation of maps and charts is called ...
Weegy: The science of the creation of maps and charts is called cartography. User: Which of the following would ...
4/13/2018 8:36:16 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
P
P
P
P
Points 144 [Total 570] Ratings 0 Comments 144 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
R
Points 140 [Total 278] Ratings 0 Comments 20 Invitations 12 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
Points 132 [Total 12935] Ratings 0 Comments 122 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 5 Offline
S
P
L
Points 35 [Total 126] Ratings 0 Comments 35 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 0 Comments 11 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 15] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 3] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.