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 When making a table of experimental data, where should you write down the Dependent Variable values that you measure? a) In the far right column b) In the middle columns of the table c) In the far left column d) In the dining room Once you gather experimental data, you can analyze it by: a) Calculating the mean (average) value of each trial b) Graphing the data using a bar, line, or circle/pie graph c) Looking for trends and patterns in the measured values d) All of the others When making a table of experimental data, where should you record the Independent Variable? a) In the far right column b) In the middle columns of the table c) In the far left column d) In your kitchen Denise believes little children will pick food based upon color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch – red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many kids chose each color. What type of graph should she use? a) Line graph b) Circle graph (or pie chart) c) Bar graph d) Phonograph Denise heard that little children will pick food based upon color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch – red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many students selected each color. The replicates should be: a) 1oo kindergarten students b) colored mashed potatoes c) Denise's favorite color is purple d) How many plastic trays are used to serve Denise heard that little children will pick food based upon color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch – red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many students selected each color. The constants should be: a) only used mashed potatoes, used kindergarten children, collected data on the same day b) 100 kindergarten students c) rubber ducks, fuzzy dice, silver spoons giant pandas d) the color of the chairs Denise heard that little children will pick food based upon color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch – red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many students selected each color. The control should be: a) Regular, white mashed potatoes b) 100 kindergarten children c) The colored mashed potatoes d) A big switch that turns out the lights Denise heard that little children will pick food based on color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch: red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many students selected each color. The Dependent Variable is: a) The number of students picking each color b) The color of mashed potatoes c) Regular, white mashed potatoes d) The number of juiceboxes served at lunch Denise heard that little children will pick food based upon color. So, she offered 100 kindergarteners colored mashed potatoes for lunch – red, yellow, green, and blue. She recorded how many students selected each color. The Independent variable is: a) The color of mashed potatoes b) The size of the portion of mashed potatoes c) The number of students d) Giraffes are close relatives of horses. If there are slight differences between your measured data, you should.... a) Discard them and start the experiment all over again b) Calculate the mean (average) c) Keep the largest value and ignore the rest d) Keep the smallest value and ignore the rest
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