General Science, Mathematics, and Technology


What are the steps of the scientific method?

Research scientists follow these steps:

  1. State a hypothesis.
  2. Design an experiment to “prove” the hypothesis.
  3. Assemble the materials and set up the experiment.
  4. Do the experiment and collect data.
  5. Analyze the data using quantitative methods.
  6. Draw conclusions.
  7. Write up and publish the results.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Science Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App