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How to Make an Easy Science Project

Good science projects make use of scientific methodologies. Here are some tips to make your project easy to carry out.

You will need

  • Project idea
  • Background research
  • Hypothesis
  • Experiment
  • Data analysis
  • Narrow focus (optional)
  • Detailed notes (optional)

Step 1 Select a simple project idea Select a simple project idea. The idea will often arise as a question you’ve asked that you must test in order to find the answer.

Step 2 Perform background research Perform background research about your idea. Learn the core ideas and vocabulary.

Step 3 Develop an hypothesis Develop a testable hypothesis. The hypothesis should be an educated guess about something that could be observed in an experiment.

Step 4 Design and perform an experiment Design and carry out a simple experiment to test the hypothesis.

Step 5 Analyze your data Analyze your data using the background information you gathered earlier and draw a conclusion.