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Table 2 Sam’s answer to a student’s question (9:05 in recording)

From: Promoting the asking of research questions in a high-school biotechnology inquiry-oriented program

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1 Student “I have a question. In our research we will write a hypothesis that is opposite to our original hypothesis?”
2 Sam “No, not necessarily. What is more important for me is that you will write a hypothesis which takes a stand. To write the hypothesis correctly, OK? This treatment will affect, or will not affect, what we see. OK? And eventually to address this in the discussion. In the discussion you go back and address the hypothesis, right? The primary [hypothesis]. If this was my hypothesis, now I’ve verified it, the experiment verified the hypothesis or disputed it. OK?”