Identifying Variables and Controls

  1.  I will be able to identify the independent and dependent variables and controls in an experiment.
  2. We read through pages 476 to 478 in the textbook together and discussed the vocabulary terms.  The “manipulated” variable is the same as the independent variable.  The “responding” variable is the same as the dependent variable.
  3. Activity:  Look at past project displays.  Answer the questions in your journal.  See questions here:  Looking at Past Projects
  4. Read the article “Cleaning Up Soiled Sites” and answer the questions at the end.  See a copy of the article here:  Cleaning Up Soiled Sites
  5. Make sure section 7.1 worksheet is completed for Wed.