Understanding Whether Experimental Designs Match Hypotheses


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Which best describes an experiment?

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1. Which of the following is a criteria of a hypothesis?

2. The two general types of experiments are ___ and ___

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz uses key concepts to compare and contrast how hypotheses relate to controlled and natural experiment designs. Use the printable worksheet to accompany your study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Definition of the word 'experiment'
  • Hypothesis
  • Types of experiments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hypothesis lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of experimental designs as it relates to hypotheses
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as controlled and natural experiments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of experiments

Additional Learning

To learn more about experiments and hypotheses, review the accompanying lesson called Understanding Whether Experimental Designs Match Hypotheses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining criteria for a hypothesis
  • Describing an experiment
  • Identifying two general types of experiments
  • Understanding the student GPA and breakfast experiment