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Variables & Controls in a Science Experiment

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What is the scientific method?

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1. What is a science experiment?

2. What is a variable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo will focus on controls and variables in a science experiment. Quiz topics include the definition of a variable and what control in an experiment is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following definitions:

  • The scientific method
  • Controlled variables
  • Science experiment
  • Variable
  • Control

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about variables and controls in a science experiment
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as scientific method, science experiment and variable
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the differences between a control and a controlled variable in an experiment

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Variables & Controls in a Science Experiment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Give an example of a variable in a science experiment
  • Compare and contrast the terms 'science experiment' and 'scientific method'
  • Discuss the importance of a controlled variable during an experiment
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