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    The Scientific Method and Dead Grass

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    Use the scenario below and write a scientific method.

    You notice that the grass around your house is brown, short, and dead. The grass around your neighbor's house is green, tall, and alive.

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    The scientific method involves a hypothesis and a controlled experiment to test the hypothesis. The experiment must be done in such a way that the results could be replicated by someone else. With this in mind, formulate your hypothesis. It cannot be something like aliens made it die, because you can't test for that.

    You could for example hypothesize that you over-fertilized. This would ...

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    Examples of application of scientific method to a dead lawn are provided. The expert uses experiments to test hypotheses.