Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research

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Which of the following is true of the scientific method in human growth and development research?

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1. A testable statement that is logically derived from theory or observation is referred to as _____.

2. Why can it be more complicated to apply the scientific method to human growth and development research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the scientific method and human development research. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the characteristics of the scientific method and the relationship between the scientific method and laboratory experiments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of the scientific method
  • A testable statement
  • Reasons it's difficult to use the scientific method
  • Importance of the scientific method

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the scientific method in human development research
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the scientific method in human development research and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related scientific method and human development research lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to understand the changes of a person throughout life, review the corresponding lesson called Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what the scientific method is
  • Understand the goal of human development research
  • Identify the importance of using the scientific method
  • Know the steps involved in the scientific method
  • Describe the benefits using the scientific method in this area of research
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