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Texas A&M University
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Arch 212 - Social & Behav Fact Desn

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Lab Write Up One Observation and the Scientific Method Josh Howard Texas A M University Abstract Our first lab focused on the scientific method and applying it to observation and research Before doing any observation we defined the question we were trying to answer which was Where do people on this part of campus come from Texas A M University Geography Department 2017 We then used the steps of the scientific method and our lab began formulating a hypothesis and began discussing how we could answer this question through scientific observation Our lab was divided into six groups with each group assigned to a different parking lot so that we could observe as many areas as possible My lab group then developed a graph so that so that we could keep track of all of the information we were trying to observe After going outside and recording observations in several parking lots our lab compiled our data and compared the results with our hypothesis The results showed that there were more vehicles than we thought there would be but less of these vehicles were trucks than we predicted As expected there was only a small number of out of state vehicles Background The scientific method is the most accurate way of conducting research It involves forming a scientific question and then forming a hypothesis which is an educated guess as to what the answer to your question might be based on current information Once this is done scientists determine the most accurate way to test these claims Then they make observations and collect data They interpret their results from their data and draw a conclusion so that they can answer their questions This process is usually repeated many times for an experiment to verify results Our lab followed the steps of this method when conducting our observations in the parking lot Question and Hypothesis Our question is Where do people on this part of campus come from Texas A M University Geography Department 2017 The main method of transportation in



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