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Study Guide Questions

1.     An experiment is a(n) _________________________, or a series of __________________, designed to either ____________________ or __________________________ a theory.
2.     A "theory" is ____________________________________________________________.
3.     A "cause and effect" relationship exists when one ____________________ affects, or changes another.
4.     Without experimentation, there are only ____________________________, ____________________, and _________________________________________________ .
5.     When you conduct and document an experiment, what do you create?
6.     The universally accepted steps to follow when conducting an experiment are known as "___________________________________________________________."
7.     What is the first step?
8.     Establish a(n) ___________________________________ that you want to solve.
9.     The formation of the question is also known as the "_________________________________________________________________."
10.     An educated guess at the answer to your question is your ___________________________.
11.     The "if. . .then" statement is the _____________________________.
12.     The "prediction" is a formal way to _____________________________________________.
13.     The prediction has ____________________________ parts.
14.     How can you determine whether or not a cause-and-effect relationship exists?
15.     What should you write before you begin your experiment?
16.     What's an "independent variable"?
17.     What'a a "dependent variable"?
18.     A "control" is a(n) "__________________________________________________________."
19.     Subjects are ___________________________ assigned to the control and experimental groups.
20.     What helps the experimenter to maintain objectivity?
21.     What's a "blind study"?
22.     Experimenters control all _____________________________ variables.
23.     The actual written record of observations is the "_____________________________."
24.     The "X axis" is the "_____________________________."
25.     The "Y axis" is the "______________________________."
26.     Which variable is usually designated on the abscissa?
27.     Which variable is usually designated on the ordinate?
28.     The evaluation of the results of your experiment is the step known as "_________________."
29.     What is generally used to determine whether differences between groups are real or due to chance?
30.     If differences are due to chance fewer than five times out of one hundred, what is assumed?
31.     What does your "conclusion" state?
32.     What should you consider, when evaluating your experiment?
33.     Where should research always point you?
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