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Identify and Control Variables
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Identify and Control Variables

It is important to identify the variables in a scientific investigation and to be able to control those variables. Otherwise, it may be impossible to yield reliable results and to draw valid conclusions. This unit will help students distinguish among independent, dependent, and controlled variables.

Overview Resources

Process Activities

Working with Variables

Activity Sheets

Design Experiments and Control Variables
Identify Variables

Supporting Materials

Discussion Cards

Blank Discussion Cards