Investigation Design Format- 10.3.08

Investigation Design Format- 10.3.08 - Investigation Design...

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Investigation Design Format Use this sheet to refer to when completing labs. ALL parts of labs must be completed unless otherwise told. You will need to know how to do ALL parts without this sheet. *QUESTION: A question that clarifies what your investigation will cover. Format : How does the MV affect the RV ? Substitute your manipulated variable for the MV and your responding variable for the RV Example: How does the amount of time studying affect test scores ? *HYPOTHESIS: A prediction with a REASON about what you think will happen. Predict HOW the manipulated variable will affect the responding variable. Give a REASON for your prediction. Your reason cannot be a re-statement of your prediction. Possible Format: IF the MV does what THEN the RV will do this BECAUSE logical reason . Example: IF a student studies for a longer period of time, THEN the student will receive a higher score on the test, BECAUSE he/she has had time to practice and understand the material. VARIABLES: You will list the: Manipulated variable: Responding variable: Controlled variables: (3 at least) *MATERIALS: A bulleted list of ALL necessary items. Include the amount of each material Do not forget a measuring tool(s) when necessary. *INVESTIGATIONAL SET-UP: A LABELED diagram of what your experiment will look like. Petri dish
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*PROCEDURE: Your procedure must be so detailed that I could repeat it and get the same results. Remember the following:
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