Assignment 1: Applications of the Scientific Method
The scientific method is useful in problem solving and decision-making in a wide variety of fields. In this assignment, you will demonstrate how to use the scientific method to make decisions and solve problems in your field of study or everyday life.
Identify a specific problem often faced in your field of study or everyday life. Research your problem and assess your data / research. Examples of such problems could be:
Developing a new product that is superior to competitor’s brands; or
Establishing a price for a new product using the law of supply and demand;
2. Information Systems and Technology
The use of personal electronic devices for work purpose, or
Determining in the most cost-effective computer for your business;
3. Criminal Justice
The reliability of eyewitness testimony, or
Determining what evidence reveals to you about a crime;
4. Everyday Life
Selecting a particular brand of detergent, or
Determining the most cost-efficient transportation / route for your commute.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you: