Posed in the form of questions only…
What is the aim of the experiment?
Are there specific goals?
What are the materials or various ingredients?
What unusual combinations might you find/create?
To what extent is the experimenter guided by intuition vs established techniques?
Are you comfortable with an unknown outcome or failure?
What is failure?
Are you testing a hypothesis?
To what extent do experiments need to be reproducible?
What happens if ___ ? (fill in the blank)