Simpson Science

What is Good Science?

Homework: Simpson’s Lab


Independent Variable or Manipulated Variable: is the variable that is changed in a scientific experiment

Dependent variable or Responding Variable: A dependent variable is the variable being tested in a scientific experiment.

Constant or Controlling variable: are needed variables to reduce the Experimental Error.

Quantitative Data: is data that Deals with numbers, Data which can be measured, Length, height, area, volume, weight,

Qualitative Data: is data that Deals with descriptions, Data that can be observed but not measured. Examples include Colors, textures, smells, tastes,

Experimental Errors: are errors in a given experiment. Examples include human error and

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