This lesson is designed to present the scientific method and how it originated.
• To be able to identify some of the crucial parts of the scientific method.
To be able to list some of the scientists that utilized the scientific method.
Science generally refers to the field of study that seeks to expand knowledge about the physical world. There are many branches of science such as: astronomy, botany, geology, and zoology. These branches study more specific areas of the physical world. All branches, however, have common characteristics in that they use similar methods in order to find facts and answer questions. The method that scientists use is very important because it allows scientists to efficiently collect and process information. The information is then used as an explanation.