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1. Scientific method
The universally-accepted, organized approach to the study of science, which consists of the following steps: * Observation - collecting data; * Hypothesis - forming a preliminary possible explanation of the data; * Testing - test the hypothesis by collecting more data; * Results - interpreting the results of the test and deciding if the hypothesis should be rejected. The hypothesis is rejected if the results contradict it, showing that it is wrong; and * Conclusion - stating a conclusion that can be evaluated independently by others.

2. Scientific method
Systematic apporach of observation, hypothesis formation, hypothesis testing and hypothesis evaluation that forms the basis for modern science.