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Old 10-26-2005, 03:33 PM
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Unhappy Hypothesis Proves Incorrect

If my science project data does not prove my hypothesis to be correct, is that acceptable? Am I considered to have a failing science project if I'm not correct? Thank you.
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If my science project data does not prove my hypothesis to be correct, is that acceptable? Am I considered to have a failing science project if I'm not correct? Thank you.

Have you tryed your project over? This is hard to answer because i don't know the details but either try trying it over if there's time, then if it still proves incorrect, you might get it lower, unless you find the reason your project's hypothesis was wrong and explain it that day
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That's perfectly acceptable. As long as you've gone through the scientific method, and tested your hypothesis carefully, there's nothing wrong in disproving your own hypothesis! That's what the study of science is all about! If we're always correct, then we really shouldn't bother to test our hypotheses at all right?
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This is most definately acceptable. A hypothesis is similar to an Educated GUESS. If your hypothesis is wrong, make sure you understand way it is wrong, or else your experiment would be worth nothing. But to answer your question, a hypothesis proved wrong is perfectly acceptable!
 

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