Why do scientist use the scientific method? Do they wake up and think…
errrrrr, no! lol
Scientists use the scientific method to answer question they have about things that happen in the world around them.
Of course, the apple really didn’t fall on his head. According to History.com Newton was just sitting in an orchard and when he saw an apple fall from a tree he got to thinking, …”why apples always fall straight to the ground (rather than sideways or upward) and helped inspired him to eventually develop his law of universal gravitation.”