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List the 6 components of a scientific investigation.
1. Ask Question
2. Formulate Hypothesis
3. Determine Variables
4. Choose and Design Procedure
5. Make Predictions
6. Perform the Experiment
Experiment
Hypothesis
Predictions
Procedure
Question
Variables
What types of variables must be identified when designing an experiment?
1. Dependent Variables
2. Independent Variables
3. Controlled Variables
3 types p.6
What are the components of an experimental procedure?
1. Level of Treatment
2. Replication
3. Control
3 Components p.7
What is the variable in an experiment that is measured, counted, or observed?
Dependent Variable
p.6
What is the variable in an experiment that is manipulated?
Independent Variable
p.6
What is the variable in an experiment that is kept constant?
Controlled Variable
p.6
This experimental variable also has significant effects on the outcome of the experiment?
Controlled Variable
p.6
What is the value for the independent variable known as?
Level of Treatment
p.7
What procedural step determines the number of times the procedure will be repeated?
Replication
p.7
What purpose does the Control serve in an experiment?
It shows what would happen if the independent variable was omitted.
p.7
What type of data are displayed in a line graph?
Continuous EG Time
p.16
What type of data are displayed in a bar graph?
Non-numerical or discontinuous
p.17