Tag: scientific method

How to Transform Data to Communicable Results

You’re inspired to start an influential project, you designed it, implemented the plan, and then measurements start coming in. You stare at a table overflowing with rows and columns of values. What’s next? Data analysis is the vital link between obtaining measurements and actually understanding them and communicating results.  Using CitSci.org’s features, you have the

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Writing Hypotheses

By: Dr. Stacy Lynn, Natural Resource Ecology Lab, Colorado State University *Special thanks to Dr. Paul Strode and Dr. Cecilia Hennessy for encouraging us to update and improve this piece. Developing a hypothesis is a natural step in scientific inquiry, generally follows the development of a research question and functions as a tentative answer to

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