What is the order of the scientific method?
Purpose, research, hypothesis, experiment, analysis, and conclusion.
Purpose: What are you trying to find out or accomplish?
Research: Gather information in order to form an educated guess.
Hypothesis: What do you think the outcome might be of your experiment?
Experiment: Conduct a controlled process in order to gain information.
Analysis: Why did the experiment turn out the way it did?
Conclusion: Did your hypothesis support your results? What was the final outcome, and what could you have done to improve or change your experiment in the future?