Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method


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Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

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1. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

2. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can assess your knowledge of experimental designs, particularly how they are created and their uses in science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you assess your understanding of:

  • Scientific fact with no exceptions
  • Hypothesis
  • Controlled experiments
  • Requirements for an experiment to be valid

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding experimental designs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the term for a summary of a group of hypotheses

Additional Learning

To learn more about experimental designs, review the corresponding lesson titled Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify important components of the Scientific Method
  • Learn how to create a theory
  • Define law
  • Use controls in experiments
  • Understand what makes a good hypothesis