Hypothesis Based Scientific Study

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Essay 2 Lesson 1, question 3: Summarize the criteria of a hypothesis-based scientific study. How is this technique similar to and different from the solving of everyday problems? Research and describe an experiment of your choice that demonstrates the basic considerations that must be taken in the design of a good, hypothesis-based, scientific experiment. The criteria for a hypothesis-based scientific study are first, coming up with a study that can be tested or falsifiable. There must be criteria to go by that can prove whether the study is true or false. So we can start by making an observation and then posting a question to prove that observation true or false. Then, the hypothesis is used to make a guess on the outcome we think that the experiment will have. The third, and final step will be to test our observation and hypothesis and create data to come up with a conclusion for our study. The reason for having a hypothesis-based scientific study is because we do not know the outcome of something. It is similar to many everyday problems in that they are problems because they have not been solved yet, however, a hypothesis-based experiment is different from solving an everyday problem because we do not necessarily have to spend time doing an experiment on everyday outcomes. Some problems are easily solved because we know how they happened and how to fix them. For example, my kids can mix a chemical together and I know to poor it out right away or take it away from them. I do not need to do an experiment on them to know that chemicals are not safe for children. The experiment that I have chosen to do is make a lava lamp in a water bottle. The items needed are water, salt, oil, a bottle, and food coloring. My observation is that oil and water will not mix and that the food coloring will sink and mix with the water. The question that I have posed is:
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