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. 
    answer choices
    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? 
    answer choices
    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.
    answer choices
    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.
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    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 _____.
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    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 _____.
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    Type of plant
    Water, apple juice, milk
    Plant growth
    Color of the plant's leaves
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