Assignment: The Scientific Method
? Resources: Appendix D and Scientific Method Web site
? Due Date: Day 7 [post as an attachment to the Assignments section]
? Review Appendix D.
? Open the Scientific Method Web site at http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/sci_meth.htm
? Follow the instructions at the bottom of the Web page to choose a hypothesis and prediction about growing plants.
? Click on Do the Experiment. The results of the experiment you chose will appear.
? Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that describes how you would conduct the experiment for your chosen hypothesis:
? Include an example of how you have used the scientific method in a real-life situation.
? Explain each step of the scientific method as it applies to (1) your Web experiment and (2) your real-life example. (Your paper should include a total of two explanations of the scientific method.)
? Format your paper, in-text citations, and references according to APA standards.
? Post your paper as a Microsoft ® Word attachment.