Forming A Hypothesis Using Cause & Effect

 

Mr. Conant Ms. Chambers Memorial Middle School Beverly, MA

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This activity was designed to help you in mastering the concepts of forming a hypothesis, identifying controlled variables (dependant variable), and identifying the variable being tested in an experiment (independent variable).  When completing this activity you will encounter many scenarios that can lead to a controlled experiment.  Read these scenarios, create a hypothesis (using cause and effect), identify the controlled variables, and identify the variable being tested.

You and your classmates will be divided into three groups; Group A, Group B, and Group C.  Each of you will get a worksheet with your group letter on it.  To get to your groups page click on the link below.

{Students}    {Group A}    {Group B}    {Group C}    {Teachers}    {Back To Mr. Conant's Home Page}

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