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If I change the oil in my car, then my car will get better gas mileage. What is the dependent variable in this experiment?
a) changing the oil
b) brand of the car
c) amount of oil used
d) better gas mileage

If I change the oil in my car, then my car will get better gas mileage. What is the independent variable in this experiment?
a) changing the oil
b) brand of the car
c) amount of oil used
d) better gas mileage

In an experiment, the group without the variable is the...
a) independent variable group
b) the experimental group
c) the constant group
d) the control group

In an experiment, the variables that stay the same are...
a) the independent variable
b) the experimental variables
c) the constant variables
d) the control variables

Which statement is a qualitative observation?
a) there are 10 posters on the wall.
b) The chalkboard is 1 meter high and 5 meters wide.
c) The classroom is very clean
d) There are 30 students in the room.

What is the first step in the scientific method?
a) gather information
b) perform the experiment
c) state the problem
d) form a hypothesis

Which step of the scientific method comes after you state the problem?
a) gather information
b) perform the experiment
c) form a hypothesis

If I raise the temperature of a cup of water, then the amount of sugar that can be dissolved in it will be increased. What is the independent variable?
a) temperature of the water
b) the amount of sugar dissolved
c) the amount of water used
d) the temperature of the sugar

If I raise the temperature of a cup of water, then the amount of sugar that can be dissolved in it will be increased. What is the dependent variable?
a) temperature of the water
b) the amount of sugar dissolved
c) the amount of water used
d) the temperature of the sugar

After recording and analyzing data for an experiment a scientist must...
a) state the problem
b) state the conclusion
c) form a hypothesis
d) gather information

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