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The Scientific Method

This guide provides a breakdown of the scientific method, as well as resources that help you apply the scientific method to your studies.

Scientific Method Resources

The following resources are available to help you in understanding and applying the research process to your studies.  They are organized into the following categories:

Click on each link to learn more.

Academic Writer

You can utilize the quick guides and tutorials in Academic Writer to assist you in using the scientific method for your own research.  Some of Academic Writer's topics that focus on parts of the scientific method include:

  • Research Questions and Hypotheses
  • How to Find Reliable Sources
  • Participation in Research
  • The Rules of Evidence in Science
  • Analyzing Data and Drawing Conclusions
  • How to Report Scientific Research

These are accessible from the Learn tab in Academic Writer.  Academic Writer also contains several guides on how to write professionally at the academic level.  They are very useful for those new to writing research papers at the academic level.  For more information on how to use Academic Writer, view our tutorial here.

A-Z Databases

The following is a list of databases from our A-Z list that can be used to locate background information and scholarly materials on topics that utilize the scientific method.

EBSCOhost Databases