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Designing an Experiment to Test a Given Hypothesis

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Which of the following is a criterion for a well-written hypothesis?

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1. How is a hypothesis related to an experiment?

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the experimental design process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are numerous factors that must come together for an experiment to properly test a hypothesis. Check your knowledge of these factors with the help of this combination quiz and worksheet. The quiz will ask you about the criterion for a hypothesis and how a hypothesis is related to an experiment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on the following aspects of designing experiments:

  • The experimental design process
  • Control variables
  • Consideration(s) of a possible experimental design

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on designing an experiment to test a hypothesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding control variables and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the design process for experiments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hypotheses

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn how to design an experiment, review the lesson, Designing an Experiment to Test a Given Hypothesis. Objectives that will be covered include:

  • Define hypothesis
  • Review the types of variables in an experiment
  • Follow an example through the design process
  • Explore the ways to analyze data
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