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Step 7: Compile your data

Take time to look carefully at your data and think about what you discovered. 

  • What did you learn from doing your experiment? 
  • Did you get the results you expected? 
  • Do you have enough data to answer your question or problem? 
  • Did you make any mistakes in collecting your data?  

In this section, you will think about how to present, analyze, and write up the results of your experiment through careful study of your data.

7A. Presenting your data
7B. Using Statistics to Analyze Data
7C. Writing up your conclusions
7D. Re-testing your hypothesis