8 th Grade Science Brookville Intermediate School
The title of your experiment can be a cute, creative title or the question you will be investigating.
Can be answered through scientific investigation: YOUR INVESTIGATION. Cannot be answered with a yes or no. Defines the specific relationship you wish to study. Must be testable; you must be able to gather data that can be used to create a graph!!
The problem must be stated as a QUESTION: What is the effect of _____________ on _____________ ? (Independent Variable) (Dependent Variable)
Experiment: A student produced a design for a paper airplane. He used this design to construct the same size and design of airplane from 4 different types of paper: white copy paper, newspaper, construction paper and card stock paper. He then weighed the planes and tested the effect of the weight on the time of flight. Each plane was flown 5 times in the same gymnasium. Suggest a creative title for this experiment. What problem was being tested? (Put it in the proper format.)