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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falsifiability

Scientific theories can always be defended by the addition of ad hoc hypotheses. As Popper put it, a decision is required on the part of the scientist to accept or reject the statements that go to make up a theory or that might falsify it. At some point, the weight of the ad hoc hypotheses and disregarded falsifying observations ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Testability

Testability, a property applying to an empirical hypothesis, involves two components: The logical property that is variously described as contingency, defeasibility, or falsifiability, which means that counterexamples to the hypothesis are logically possible. The practical feasibility of observing a reproducible series of such ...

www.csub.edu/~ddodenhoff/bio100/bio100sp04/formattingahypothesis.htm

A hypothesis is a tentative statement that proposes a possible explanation to some phenomenon or event. A useful ... Or if we write, "Ultraviolet light causes skin cancer. ... Notice there are two parts to a formalized hypothesis: the “if” portion contains the testable proposed relationship and the “then” portion is the prediction of ...

www.thoughtco.com/testable-hypothesis-explanation-and-examples-609100

Mar 6, 2017 ... Make sure you are proposing a hypothesis you can test with reproducible results. If your face breaks out, you can't prove it was caused by the french fries you had for dinner last night. However, you can measure whether or not eating french fries is associated with breaking out. It's a matter of gathering ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_makes_a_hypothesis_testable

A hypothesis is testable when we can determine experientiallywhether it is likely to be false or more likely to be true.

www.batesville.k12.in.us/physics/phynet/aboutscience/hypotheses.html

Aug 31, 2009 ... This statement may or may not be true, but it is not a scientific hypothesis. By its very nature it is not testable. There are no observations that a scientist could make to tell whether or not the hypothesis is correct. Ideas such as Hypothesis A are interesting to think about, but science has nothing to say about ...

www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/a-strong-hypothesis

Feb 23, 2010 ... Before you make a hypothesis, you have to clearly identify the question you are interested in studying. A hypothesis is a statement, not a question. Your hypothesis is not the scientific question in your project. The hypothesis is an educated, testable prediction about what will happen. Make it clear. A good ...

www.ck12.org/chemistry/hypothesis/lesson/Hypothesis-MS-PS

Oct 31, 2012 ... But not all hypotheses—even those about the natural world—are scientific hypotheses. What makes a statement a scientific hypothesis rather than just an educated guess? A scientific hypothesis must meet two criteria: A scientific hypothesis must be testable. A scientific hypothesis must be falsifiable.

classroom.synonym.com/experiment-testable-13987.html

The purpose of a scientific experiment is to test an idea, so making sure that the idea behind your experiment is testable will save you a lot of time and frustration. The key to constructing a testable experiment is to form your hypothesis and procedure for experimentation by adhering to strict criteria for testability.