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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.
Hey, it is funny. I promise!

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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.

What variables should you consider?



Learn more:

Understanding bird data

A Study Of Bluebird Management

Handbook of Biological Statistics! online textbook

Habitat Differences are examined in study of Eastern Bluebird

Great Backyard Bird Count

Main Bluebird page

BirdSleuth: Investigating Evidence - free materials from Cornell University

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