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What is the Independent Variable in an experiment?
a) The variable that is being measured.
b) The variable that is being changed or manipulated.
c) The variables that are being held the same.
d) The variable that is being used to compare, not the experimental group.

What is the control group?
a) The control group is the normal condition, it is compared to the experimental group or the IV.
b) The variables that are being held the same.
c) The variable being changed.
d) The variable that is being measured.

The scientific method MUST go step by step. You can not skip around.
a) True
b) False.
c)
d)

What is the proper format to a title of a graph?
a) The effect of the DV on the IV
b) The IV on the DV
c) The effects of the IV on the DV
d) Something cute and catchy

What is the acronym that is used to help you to remember the parts of a conclusion?
a) ASR
b) RAS R- restate the hypothesis A- accept/reject the hypothesis S- Support with data!
c) We don't have a way to remember them
d) Conclusions are not apart of the scientific method.

The unit for measuring mass is:
a) mL milliliters
b) Degrees Celsius
c) G grams
d) g grams

The method used to find the volume of a regular shaped item is:
a) L x W x H (unit cm^3)
b) The displacement method (mL or cm^3)
c) grams (g)
d) Milliliters (mL)

Find the average of the following numbers: 5, 1, 2, 2, 5.
a) 5+1+2+2+5= 15
b) 5+1+2+2+5= 15 15/5= 3
c) 5*1*2*2*5= 100 / 3 = 33.333
d) 5*1*2*2*5= 100

Qualitative data describes objects by using numbers.
a) True
b) False
c) There is no way of telling
d) Bazinga!

Quantitative data describes objects by using numbers.
a) True
b) False
c) There is no way of telling
d) Bazinga!

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What is a good hypothesis?
a) How does the growth of plants effect the type of music?
b) If the music is country then Mr. Kelsey will move to Washington D.C.
c) What is the effect of the growth of plants on the type of music?
d) If the music is R and B then the plants will grow the tallest.

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What is a good testable question?
a) How does the growth of plants effect the type of music?
b) What is the effect of type of music on the growth of plants?
c) What is the effect of type of music on the growth of plants.
d) Does the type of music effect the growth of plants?

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What are constants in this experiment?
a) No music
b) Type of Music
c) Plant Height
d) Science rooms, same plants, amount of time they listen to the music.

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What is the control group in the experiment?
a) Type of Music
b) Plant Height
c) No music
d) Science rooms, same plants, amount of time they listen to the music.

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What is the DV in the experiment?
a) Type of Music
b) Plant Height or Growth of Plant
c) No music
d) Science rooms, same plants, amount of time they listen to the music.

While moving back into their rooms, Mrs. May played R B, Mr. Kelsey-country Ms. Lester-80’s rock roll for 6 hours each day. They had 3 ferns. The plants grew at different rates. What is the IV in the experiment?
a) Type of Music
b) Plant Height
c) No music
d) Science rooms, same plants, amount of time they listen to the music.

What is the dependent variable?
a) The variable that is being held the same.
b) The variable that is the normal condition, it is being compared to the experimental group.
c) The variable being changed.
d) The variable being measured.

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