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How many variables are there?
What are their names? (the variables)
1. Independent
2. Dependent
3. Control/ Constant
What does each variable mean?
1. Independent- the factor that you are testing in the experiment
2. Dependent- what you expect to happen because of the Independent Variable
3. Control/ Constant- the things in your experiment that must remain the same
How many observations do scientists make?
What are their names?
(the observations)
1. Quantitative
2. Qualitative
What does each observation mean?
1. Quantitative- quantitative observations are usually placed in a graph, data table or chart, with 1 or 2 sentences explaining them
2. Qualitative- qualitative observations are difficult to graph, they usually involve sences and what a scientist sees, hears, feels, etc...
-Qualitative observations are usually in the form of an experiment.
-Remember to put the quantitative obsrevations in a data table, chart, or graph.
What is a hypothosis?
A proposed solution to a scientific problem
What are the 3 words a hypothosis must always have in it?
1. If
2. Then
3. Because
What is a variable?
The factor being tested in an experiment