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Variables FOSS Kit

A set of words dealing with the FOSS Variables Kit
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Pendulum
A mass, suspended on a pivot point, free to swing
Controlled Experiment
All the variables are controlled except one, allowing the experimenter to observe the effect of that one variable on the outcome
Cycle
Any motion or activity that repeats itself
Variable
Anything you can change in an experiment that might affect the outcome.
Two-coordinate Graph
Displays the relationship between the independent and dependent variables in an experiment
Capacity
The maximum volume of fluid a container can hold
System
A set of related objects that work together
Independent Variable
The variable that is known and being tested by the experimenter
Dependent Variable
The variable that is not known before the start of the experiment and changes depending on the other variable