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Science of Biology

Chapter 1

Independent Variable (IV) Tests only 1 variable
Independent Variable ( IV) Levels of Treatment(LOT)- Different amounts or types of the independent variable (IV) that you will test
Dependent Variable (DV) Measured, counted,etc... ( your data)
Standard Variables (SV) Constants/Controlled Variables Potential Independent Variables (IVs) that must be kept the same for all test subjects
Control Group vs Experimental Group The are identical except: Experimental group GETS an independant variable (IV) and the control does NOT GET an independent variable (IV)( or gets a normal amount of independent variable(IV).
The "Group" that is used to determine if and what effect the independent variable (IV) had on the dependent variable (DV) The standard for comparison Control Group
Verifying Results/ Replication Repeating an experiment to see if the results are consistent /reliable. Using the exact same procedure (can use more subjects)
Created by: jengstrom