 Dependent vs Independent Variables
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• Question 1
30 seconds
Q. This variable in an experiment is the one being deliberately changed by the scientist.
dependent variable
independent variable
data
control group
• Question 2
30 seconds
Q. In a controlled experiment, how many variables can be worked with at a time?
one
none
two or more
how ever many makes sense.
• Question 3
30 seconds
Q. The part of the experiment that remains the same for the control and experimental group.
constants
control
independent
dependent
• Question 4
30 seconds
Q. Mr. S. sets up an experiment to see how the mass of a ball affects the distance it rolls off a ramp.  Identify the independent variable.
distance traveled by the ball
height of the ramp
mass of the ball
weight of the ball
• Question 5
120 seconds
Q. Sarah is participating in a walkathon to raise money for local literacy programs. The amount of money Sarah will raise depends on the distance she walks.
m = the amount of money Sarah will raise
d = the distance Sarah walks

Which of the variables is dependent?
m
d
• Question 6
180 seconds
Q. A student is planning an experiment to find out how the height from which he drops a ball affects how high the ball bounces. The dependent variable is the _____.
Diameter of the ball
Force acting on the ball
Height that the ball bounces
Height from which the ball is dropped
• Question 7
120 seconds
Q. When experimenting with the growth of a plant, a scientist uses three (of the same type of) plants, two different fertilizers, equal light, and equal water. What type of variable is the fertilizer?
Dependent
Independent
Control
Compound
• Question 8
180 seconds
Q. A student is planning an experiment to find out how the height from which he drops a ball affects how high the ball bounces. The dependent variable is the _____.
Diameter of the ball
Force acting on the ball
Height that the ball bounces
Height from which the ball is dropped
• Question 9
120 seconds
Q. When experimenting with the growth of a plant, a scientist uses three (of the same type of) plants, two different fertilizers, equal light, and equal water. What type of variable is the fertilizer?
Dependent
Independent
Control
Compound
• Question 10
120 seconds
Q. An experiment is performed on plants to see how different liquids affect plant growth. Each plant in the experiment is given a different liquid; water, apple juice, or milk. Each plant has the same amount of soil, sunlight, and listens to the same music. In this investigation, what is the dependent variable?