OBSERVATION SKILLS OBSERVATION SKILLS Improving your OBSERVATION SKILLS

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OBSERVATION SKILLS

OBSERVATION SKILLS

OBSERVATION SKILLS Improving your OBSERVATION SKILLS requires • Effort to observe • Having some

OBSERVATION SKILLS Improving your OBSERVATION SKILLS requires • Effort to observe • Having some knowledge about what you are observing Effort to observe • Practice • Patience • Focus WE MUST ESSENTIALLY Having some knowledge about what you are observing • Knowledge REPROGRAM • Understanding the what and why (may not have this at the start) • Take notes to capture critical details and remove bias OUR MIND

OBSERVATION SKILLS

OBSERVATION SKILLS

OBSERVATION SKILLS Sight Smell Hearing Touch Taste

OBSERVATION SKILLS Sight Smell Hearing Touch Taste

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” • Recognize the

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” • Recognize the problem (Make an observation) Ignoring is not making things better • Think about a solution (Formulating a Hypothesis) What can be done about this, avoid the “Ready-Fire-Aim” • Which possible solution will work (Experiment) No right or wrong, we are merely eliminating incorrect solutions "I have not failed 10, 000 times. I have successfully found 10, 000 ways that will not work. "

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” Edison’s Hydra, Incandescent

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” Edison’s Hydra, Incandescent Light Bulb, required the following developments: • The parallel circuit • A durable light bulb • An improved dynamo • The underground conductor network • The devices for maintaining constant voltage • Safety fuses and insulating materials • Light sockets with on-off switches PLAN OF ACTION

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” STATE THE PROBLEM

ANSWERING WHAT WAS ONCE A MYSTERY QUESTION OF LIFE “SCIENTIFIC APPROACH” STATE THE PROBLEM FORMULATE THE HYPOTHESIS PERFORM EXPERIMENTS REVISIT AS OFTEN AS NECESSARY We gain knowledge from this process • Fits and spurts • Breakthroughs • Satisfying the itch We Begin to Understand