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1 The smallest shark is the tsuranagakobitozame : a Japanese name that means, “dwarf shark with a long face,” also called dwarf dog-shark. This shark can fit in the palm of your hand; the adults measure about 5 inches (13 centimeters) in length.

2  Objective: Know the parts of an experiment  Agenda:  Brief notes on parts of experiment  Worksheet of parts of and experiment  Homework: You MUST have all of the following complete to take tomorrow’s quiz! -KIM chart - Hypothesis worksheet - Parts of an experiment worksheet

3 Independent Variable  controlled by experimenter Dependent Variable  an action; a verb; it changes CAUSEEFFECT… Type of waterGrowth of plant Experimental Variables:

4 CONTROL GROUP:  NO changes- All conditions kept the same – cont. as usual  Baseline for comparison  No action taken EXPERIMENTAL GROUP:  Change made – called the test group- kept the same except for the ONE thing being tested  Action taken Experimental Set up: Cont. as normal with tap water Change ONLY the water to ‘Martha Stewart’ brand

5 Constants (Control)  Are all things kept THE SAME in the experiment to make it RELIABLE.  Examples:  IDENTICAL kind of plant  SAME size of bowl  EQUAL amounts of dirt  SAME time of watering plants  SAME kind of….

6 . YOUR JOB: Identifying Parts of an Experiment 15-20 minutes  1.Work w/ partner to complete, Identifying Parts of Exp  Stay with group! 5 minutes  2.Review

7 ISN Page 19, Scenario #1 1. IV = 2. DV = 3. Constants = 4. Control = 5. Hypothesis = 6. Improvement = Fertilizer (CAUSE) Height of tomato plant (EFFECT) Same soil, equal amts. of fert., same location, same amt. of water 4th pot with no fertilizer – she cont. growing it as usual IF I use a ‘specific kind of fert.’, THEN my tomato plants will grow taller. None… BUT she really should REPEAT the exp.

8 ISN page 19, Scenario #2 1. IV = 2. DV = 3. Constants = 4. Control = 5. Hypothesis = 6. Improvement = Color of rice (CAUSE) People choosing (action) certain color rice (EFFECT) same amt. rice, identical bowls None IF I use a ‘specific color’ of rice (CAUSE) THEN more people will choose it. (EFFECT) Needs a control group  white rice for comparison

9 ISN page 19, Scenario #3 1. IV = 2. DV = 3. Constants = 4. Control = 5. Hypothesis = 6. Improvement = Type of air pellets (CAUSE) Accuracy (action) of pellet (EFFECT) same type of rifle, shot same # of times, target same distance away Standard Brand X Pellets IF I use a ‘specific type’ of pellets (CAUSE) THEN there will be an improvement in accuracy (EFFECT) NONE

10 ISN page 19, Scenario #4 1. IV = 2. DV = 3. Constants = 4. Control = 5. Hypothesis = 6. Improvement = Studying more (CAUSE) 10% increase (action) in grade (EFFECT) None…. Previous grade IF I study more (CAUSE) THEN my biology grade will increase by 10% (EFFECT) Do not study sporadically, don’t use different study methods

11 1. Hypothesis 2. IV 3. DV 4. Control Group 5. Experimental Group 6. Constants STAR S top T hink A nd R eview

12 S top T hink A nd R eflect Did we reach our goal? recognize parts of an experiment….  Our goal today was for you to recognize parts of an experiment…. 1. Did you reach that goal? How do you know you reached the goal? 2. What are you going to do if you did not reach that goal??

13 1.FIRST MINI-SUM TOMORROW!!!!! 2.Finish pages in your ISN: 1. KIM Chart, page 11 2. Hypothesis 3.Parts of Experiment HOMEWORK Be the change you wish to see in the world


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