Unexpected Observations & Results in Experiments


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Which is a possible explanation for why the results of an experiment might not be what we expected?

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1. A possible benefit of getting results that are unexpected might be _____.

2. What is Kevlar?

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  • What Kevlar is
  • How William Henry Perkin discovered synthetic dye
  • Why the results of an experiment might not be what we expect
  • A benefit of getting unexpected results
  • How some of the greatest inventions were created

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