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Factors that an experimenter controls to ensure consistency between experimental and control groups.
A possible explanation for something you observe that is testable and based on the best available information.
What the experimenter expects to happen in an experiment.
A procedure designed to test a hypothesis.
The one factor that the experimenter changes in an experiment.
The factor that is measured by the experimenter that may be affected by the independent variable.
A group for which the independent variable is changed. This group is compared with the control group.
A group for which the independent variable remains constant or is "left alone" in its' normal state.
Quantitative or qualitative information collected by direct observation or experimentation.
The relationship observed between the independent and dependent variables. Also the relationship between a model and the real world.
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