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"We do not construct the world from our experiences; we are aware of the world in our experiences. Science is a language for talking not about experience but about the world."

You should be able to differentiate the description of birds at your feeder from your explanation of the relationship birds at your feeder and the type of seed that you put out. Is there a causes and effect relationship between seed type and the birds observed? Can you convince others of this relationship, based on evidence you have developed and on logical argument. Think critically about evidence and decide what evidence should be used and how to account for anything unusal. The more lines of evi dence you have to support your conclusion, the stronger your case is. This experiment was set up to test a hypothesis.

H0: There is no measurable relationship between the type of seed put out and the species of birds observed at the feeder.

H1: There is a measurable relationship between the type of seed put out and the species of birds observed at the feeder.

What can you say about these two alternative explainations of what goes on in the natural world? Did you really test them? What other information can you include to support your explaination.

As you have thought about your information, you may have come up with some conclusions related to the research question in this Guided Research. Your conclusion should be added to this list of conclusion papers. If you have done your own research proje ct you may publish your work at the Publish my Research area. The area below is for your conclusion and your comments on the Guided Research question on seed type and bird species. You may also click on a link below to r ead other's conclusions or you can respond to their research conclusions.

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