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1. What are some of the variables that can be measured?


2. Which of the variables you identified are independent variables?


Which variables are dependent variables?



3. What tools/instruments are needed to make these measurements?


4. You are planning an outdoor event.
It is important to select activities that are possible in this setting during this weather.

What variables should you consider?



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