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The Scientific Method

What is the scientific method?

What is the scientific method?

“The principles and procedures of scientific inquiry that form the basis of modern science.”

“Scientific method." The Social Science Jargon-Buster, Zina O'Leary, Sage UK, 1st edition, 2007. Credo
     Accessed 12 Sep. 2019.

Why do we need to know about the scientific method in the social sciences?

The scientific method is a way to reduce our bias and increase our objectivity in asking and answering the questions we have about the world around us.

What are the five steps of the scientific method?

Click the image to see all steps of the Scientific Method.