Explain the steps of the scientific method and their importance to invention and innovation.

Scientific Method and Important Contributions

Write 400–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
• Explain the steps of the scientific method and their importance to invention and innovation.
• What is a pseudoscience? Why do they fail to conform to the scientific method?
• Research 1 of the influential scientists listed below, and report your findings to the class.
o Give a brief history of the scientist.
o Explain his or her contribution to science.
o Describe to the class how his or her discovery has shaped modern science of the 21st century.
List of influential scientists to select from:
o Alexander Fleming (1881–1955) for his contribution on penicillin
o Ernst Ruska (1906–1988) for his contribution on electron microscopes
o Marie Curie (1867–1934 for her contribution on radioactivity
o William Harvey (1578–1657) for his contribution on blood flow