Create a hypothesis
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Control Variable
Independent or dependent?
100

My'oin wonders if the amount of time someone spends watching Pokemon affects how much they know about Pokemon characters.

If he performed an experiment, what is a hypothesis he might create?

If someone watches more Pokemon, then they will know more about Pokemon characters.

100

My'oin wonders if the amount of time someone spends watching Pokemon affects how much they know about Pokemon characters.

If he performed an experiment, what would the independent variable be?

Amount of time spent watching Pokemon

100

My'oin wonders if the amount of time someone spends watching Pokemon affects how much they know about Pokemon characters.

If he performed an experiment, what would the dependent variable be?

How much they know about Pokemon characters

100

My'oin wonders if the amount of time someone spends watching Pokemon affects how much they know about Pokemon characters.

If he performed an experiment, what would one of the control variables be?

Episodes watched, person watching, characters they see when watching, how they watch (TV, tablet, etc), many more!

100

I am doing an experiment to find out if the amount of soda someone drinks affects how much energy they have.

Is the amount of soda the independent variable or the dependent variable?

Independent Variable.

200

Elijah wonders if the number of days a baseball team practices each week will affect the amount of games the team wins.

If he performed an experiment, what is a hypothesis he might create?

If a team practices more days, then they will win more games.

200

Elijah wonders if the number of days a baseball team practices each week will affect the amount of games the team wins.

If he performed an experiment, what would the independent variable be?

Number of days the team practices

200

Elijah wonders if the number of days a baseball team practices each week will affect the amount of games the team wins.

If he performed an experiment, what would the dependent variable be?

Amount of games won

200

Elijah wonders if the number of days a baseball team practices each week will affect the amount of games the team wins.

If he performed an experiment, what would one of the control variables be?

Time of day practiced, number of players on team, day of the week they play games, days of the week each team practices, same coach, many more!

200

I am doing an experiment to find out if the amount of plants someone has in their home affects how much oxygen is in the air inside their home.

Is the amount of oxygen the independent variable or the dependent variable?

Dependent variable.

300

Joy wonders if the amount of time someone spends reading will affect their writing skills.

If she performed an experiment, what is a hypothesis she might create?

If someone reads for more time, then they will have better writing skills.

300

Joy wonders if the amount of time someone spends reading will affect their writing skills.

If she performed an experiment, what would the independent variable be?

300

Joy wonders if the amount of time someone spends reading will affect their writing skills.

If she performed an experiment, what would the dependent variable be?

Writing skills

300

Joy wonders if the amount of time someone spends reading will affect their writing skills.

If she performed an experiment, what would one of the control variables be?

Type of reading, writing skills test, time of day reading, many more!

300

I am doing an experiment to determine what type of food attracts ants the most.

Is the type of food the independent variable or the dependent variable?

Independent variable

400

Zamarah wonders if the amount of money people will pay for a Squishmallow depends on its size.

If she performed an experiment, what is a hypothesis she might create?

If a Squishmallow is bigger, then people will pay more money for it.

400

Zamarah wonders if the amount of money people will pay for a Squishmallow depends on its size.

If she performed an experiment, what would the independent variable be?

Squishmallow size

400

Zamarah wonders if the amount of money people will pay for a Squishmallow depends on its size.

If she performed an experiment, what would the dependent variable be?

Amount of money people will pay

400

Zamarah wonders if the amount of money people will pay for a Squishmallow depends on its size.

If she performed an experiment, what would one of the control variables be?

Type of Squishmallow, person purchasing, packaging of Squishmallow, many more!

400

I am doing an experiment to find out if dog health depends on how many walks they go for each week.

Is dog health the independent variable or the dependent variable?

Dependent variable

500

Brody wonders if someone's score in a Star Wars trivia game is affected by the amount of Star Wars films and shows they have watched.

If he performed an experiment, what is a hypothesis he might create?

If someone watches more Star Wars, then their score in a Star Wars trivia game will be higher.

500

Brody wonders if someone's score in a Star Wars trivia game is affected by the amount of Star Wars films and shows they have watched.

If he performed an experiment, what would the independent variable be?

Amount of Star Wars films and shows watched.

500

Brody wonders if someone's score in a Star Wars trivia game is affected by the amount of Star Wars films and shows they have watched.

If he performed an experiment, what would the dependent variable be?

Score in Star Wars trivia game

500

Brody wonders if someone's score in a Star Wars trivia game is affected by the amount of Star Wars films and shows they have watched.

If he performed an experiment, what would one of the control variables be?

When they watched Star Wars, same trivia questions, same films/shows watched, many more!
500

I am doing an experiment to find out if people's happiness depends on how many Lego sets they own.

Is number of Lego sets the independent variable or dependent variable?

independent variable

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