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Variables for consideration - Variables in Science
Scientists use mathematics to explore ideas and to obtain data.
Carefully observe the video at MathDude - Graphic Representations & variables.
Open a new word processing document. Enter the questions and your answers.
1. What are some of the variables that could be measured about bluebirds?
2. Which of the variables are independent and which are dependent?
3. What tools/instruments are needed to make the measurements?
4. You are planning a school habitat garden. You have a limited budget. It is important to select plants that support bluebirds.
You are going to compare 4 different plant species.
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Save a tree - use a digital answer format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid , or other ornate artistic fonts). Save frequently as you work. Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.