Learning Exercise #1
In applying the “scientific method”, which is the correct order of occurrence?
A. Theory, hypotheses, problem, experiments
B. Problem, experiments, theory, hypotheses
C. Problem, hypotheses, experiments, theory
D. Experiments, problem, hypotheses, theory
Testimonies – personal experiences.
Not valid evidence on which to base nutrition-health-related recommendations. May be
Scientific method – used to seek knowledge of truth (facts) in a deliberate manner unbiased by
human desires for or beliefs of the nature of truth
…to know the truth HOW?
By: observation of facts
Answers define problem
Hypotheses – possible explanations for problem
Investigate hypotheses by conducting experiments
Confirmed hypothesis – model to make predictions
Investigate predictions by
If predictions are confirmed by experimental data, a theo