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Pop Quiz #2: Quantitative Variables

Which of the following are QUANTITATIVE variables (and therefore would make good dependent variables)? Hint: For definitions on quantitative vs. qualitative and dependent vs. independent variables see the “words you need” page under the “getting started” tab above. Height Weight Color Temperature Volume Speed Age Race Gender Direction Time Frequency I’ll put the answers in … Continue reading »

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Pop Quiz #1

This is the first in a series of “pop quizzes” for science fair competitors to practice their skills. Think of them as “time trials” for cycling or “scrimmages” for soccer. Feel free to leave your answers in the comment box. Identify the dependent variable in each project idea. Project Idea #1: What is the effect … Continue reading »

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