What Is Social Science Research? - Definition, Methods & Topics


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Social science research investigates:

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1. How many steps are in the scientific method?

2. A hypothesis is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will address your understanding of social science research methods and topics. Specific topics you'll need to know include what social science research investigates and the number of steps in the scientific method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will address the following

  • Define hypothesis
  • Identify third step of the scientific method
  • Determine where social science research is used

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help you to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on social science research methods and topics
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about social science research in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a hypothesis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the scientific method

Additional Learning

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  • Define scientific method
  • Identify examples of a research question
  • Recognize how a hypothesis is tested
  • Understand types of research
  • Realize importance separating variables
  • Be able to determine how conclusions are drawn from the scientific method