The Paraffin Paradox

The Scientific Method

This week the topic of experiment and observations came up in several tutorials- which resulted in me pulling up my own infographic for the scientific method:

Scientific Method Infographic

For further information on the scientific method, I highly recommend reading the Wikipedia’s page which has a wealth of information.

Application of the Scientific Method

As with all things, putting the method into action makes it infinitely easier to comprehend and master. One of the better examples of the scientific method in action is that of the Paraffin Paradox, the experiment is described below in a wonderful video by FlinnScientific.

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