Essays Tagged: "independent variable"

The Design of a Psychological Experiment

ty to hit a baseball. Describe your experiment by answering the following questions:1) What are the independent and dependent variables?The independent variable would be the caffeine. The results of t ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Research definitions.

Research definitionsVariable -that, which varies, or is subject to change.Independent Variable -the experimental variable or variable that is manipulated by the research and ... effect on the Dependent Variable. If there is a change or effect, we may conclude that affected the Independent Variable affected the Dependent Variable.Dependent - we can define the dependent variabl ...

(5 pages) 358 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Will wearing makeup to work affect the amount of sales that I earn?

ore makeup, I would get more sales and if I weren't to wear makeup, then I wouldn't have as many.My independent variable was wearing makeup, which was defined as foundation, blush, eyeliner, eye shado ...

(3 pages) 68 2 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychology essay notes

t, extraneous variables always have an effect on the outcome. To increase probability is due to the independent variable rather than the extraneous variables, experimenters use alpha in their process ... ether to reject or retain the null hypothesis. I would set the Alpha in this experiment at (.05).D. Independent Variable: the variable whose effects are being studied and the experimenter change or ma ...

(12 pages) 303 3 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Investigating how the length of wire affects the resistance

The length of the wire will be changed by moving the crocodile clip across the wire on a ruler. The independent variable will be the length of the wire because that is what I will be changing. The dep ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Independent research study on colon cancer.

olon cancer?2.) If a high fiber intake is taken daily, then the risk of colon cancer is reduced.3.) Independent variable: FiberDependent variables: Incidences of colon cancerControl: Patients without ... ded in this project include acomputer with Internet connection, printer, pens, and paper.3.)a.) The independent variable or factor (fiber) is being tested.b.) It is hoped that by increasing the fiber ...

(11 pages) 159 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Investigating the effect of temperature on the action of a protease enzyme on exposed developed film

I have chosen to investigate are temperature. This therefore means that the temperature will be the independent variable.In the experiment there will be a transparent plastic backing of developed film ... is what I expect will happen to the results in my final experiment.Variables:In this experiment the independent variable will be the temperature, the dependent variable will be the time it takes for t ...

(12 pages) 55 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Opinion Survery...A paper written about what a random selected group of people feel about family traditions, and some reasons why they might feel that way.

if the variables that I created do have an affect on how people view modern family values.The first independent variable that I used for this issue, was the question of religion. For the dependent var ... was the question of religion. For the dependent variables, I simply used "yes" and "no". With this independent variable I was not looking for a specific religion, just religious in general, that is w ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What is the effect of temperature on the permeability of beetroot cell membranes?

Plan:-Independent Variable- Temperature is what I will be changing in the experiment. I want to find out w ...

(3 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An Investigation Into The Factors Affecting Osmosis

ugar solutions.Variables involved:For this experiment I would expect to have 3 different variables, Independent, Dependent, and fixed variables, which all helps me to plan and explain the experiment t ...

(14 pages) 72 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Models of Behavior and Principles of Learning

mental method differs from the correlational method.The experimental method is a manipulation of an independent variable to look for an effect on a dependent variable. That is, the experimental method ... imental method includes experiments to find the relationship between one dependent variable and one independent variable. Thus, the casual relationship between the dependent and independent variable c ...

(7 pages) 124 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Experiment to investigate the heat released during a displacement reaction

amount of the metal, the type of metal salt, or the volume of the solution. In the experiment, the independent variable will be the concentration of metal salt. This can be varied from 0% to 100%. I ...

(5 pages) 60 3 2.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Force of Friction Lab, Gr.12 Physics

en block travelled and the time it took to travel that certain distance would also be required. The independent variable is time and the dependant variable is ____________________.Hypothesis:coefficie ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


) is correct. In order to conduct this experiment I would choose a dependent variable as well as an independent one. The independent variable is the temperature at different degrees. 6 different tempe ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Science-chemistry practical-To find out how the concentrations of the reactants affect the rate of reaction

e rate of a reaction are;TemperatureCatalystSurface areaConcentrationChosen Variable= Concentration=Independent VariableScientific knowledge:Reactions can go at all sorts of different rates e.g. a slo ... get an average and repeat any anomalous results.The following variables should also be considered: -Independent variable: Concentration of sodium ThiosulphateDependant variable: Rate of reactionContro ...

(7 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Correlation analysis

re the correlation between two items, one item is called the 'dependent variable' and the other is 'independent variable'. The goal is to see if a change in the independent item will result in a chang ... y's price and an indicator. Security's price here is a dependent variable, while an indicator is an independent variable. The population we are investigating is securities. The alternative hypothesis ...

(2 pages) 183 1 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Government 301 Assignment # 2

likely to vote Democratic.C: Unit of Analysis: Individual levelD: Dependent Variable: Party voteE: Independent variable: GenderQuestion #2. 1.Interval 2. Ratio 3. Nominal 4. Ordi ... f Analysis: State-level· The Dependent Variable: Voter turn out rate· Independent Variable: The percentage of high school graduatesHypothesis 2:· Unit of a ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Lab: Momentum.

gy is lost if the collision is not a fully elastic one through heat and sound.Variables: The Independent variable is the initial and final mass of the trolley. The Dependent variable is the vel ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Grade A Lab Report on The Effects of Acid Rain with the Germination of Pea Plants Including 2 data charts.

s experiment we are testing if acid rain effects the growth or germination of common pea seeds. The independent variable in this experiment is the replica of the acid rain (or the PH level), while the ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Science fair Lab Report

periment is feasible in school settings, however it might be dangerous and requires particular care.Independent Variable: Door handlesDependent Variable: Amount of bacteriaControl Variables: Volume of ... ite a long time to record all the Petri dishes. We could maybe extend our experiment by adding more independent variables, using more door handles, or test nor only handles but other things, like keyb ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology