A good scientist learns about the world by using the scientific method. The scientific
method tests a hypothesis, which is an educated guess based on what information we already have.
All fields of science use the scientific method as a framework to make observations, gather data, and draw conclusions.
Here is a list of the steps of the scientific method:
- Gather information
- Form a hypothesis
- Test with an experiment
- Write down results
- Analyze results
- State conclusions
- Report results
You can use the scientific method yourself!
Wringing a Wet Towel in Orbit
Watch this video to see what happens when you wring out a wet towel while floating in space