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Outline of this project:
Start with the task!
Before you start to plan, you must make sure you understand the task, and if there is an assessment rubric, you should familiarise yourself with it.
For this project you will need to:
Carry out some
into what plants need to grow background research Consider a variable for the investigation
Add a list of
references and acknowledgements (bibliography)
Your learning goals are:
Plan and conduct a
scientific investigation that is a fair test Record, analyse and communicate the results
Evaluate the quality of the data collected and identify improvements
how you will tackle the research. Plan
possible resources to use such as: journal articles, books, newspaper articles, or websites. Identify
resources in the library and online. Locate
the resources you have found critically. Evaluate
the details of the resources you use. Document
A number of factors must be considered when analysing the resources that you have used, such as:
The scientific content - is it accurate or not?
The detail provided - is the information discussed in depth or only superficially?
The accessibility of the language - is it easy to read and understand?
The credibility of the source - can you trust the information given by the source?
The bias or impartiality of the source - are both sides of the argument covered equally?