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Introducing Independent, Dependent, and Controlled Variables 1. Start off by preparing three pieces of paper with the same ratio of height and width. (This paper is all from the same pack and has the same weight, but I recommend using the same color paper to help make your point.) 2. Fold the papers into the same design for all three. 3. Use the same force to throw the airplanes. Measure how far each one flies. (5.2A)
Understanding Independent Dependent Variable
Two pages, assess students on the concept of Independent Dependent Variable. Gives then situations of an experiment and they have to identify which is the independent and dependent variable - also controls of the experiment and how each experiment can be improved.Lesson Universe: Click below to see my Individual UnitsUnit 1: Scientific Skills: Observation/inference,measuring, graphing, observation/inference, and scientific method.Unit 2:Matter & Chemistry: Density, chromatography, mixtures,...
Scientific Method Independent and Dependent Variables and Hypothesis Writing
This is a 30 page powerpoint lesson that walks students through the process of determining the independent and dependent variable from a given research question. The slides take your students through each step as the slide show progresses covering what independent and dependent variables are, how to identify them and how they are used to write a hypothesis statement.