Name ____________________________________________ Hour __________ Alison’s experiment Inquiry skills: IN1A6b IN1B6b IN1C6a IN1D6a Alison wanted to do a study to see if the amount of sunlight she provides to her plants affects the height of their growth. She planted three Sunflower seeds and placed one in the full sunlight, one in partial sunlight and one in little sunlight. She took height measurements on the same day for three separate weeks. A. The full sunlight plant was 1 cm tall on week #1, 6 cm tall on week #2, and 14 cm tall on week #3. B. The partial sunlight plant was 1 cm tall on week #1, 2 cm tall on week #2, and 3 cm on week #3. C. The little sunlight plant was 1 cm tall on week #1, 1 cm tall on week #2, and 1 cm tall on week#3. 1) Write an appropriate testable question for Alison’s experiment? What does the scientist want to solve? _______________________________________________________________________ 2) What is the independent variable of the experiment? _____________________________ 3) What is the dependent variable of the experiment? ______________________________ 4) What are three constants of the experiment? 5) What is a possible hypothesis for this experiment? ______________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Fill in the data table and calculate the average. 6) Title: The effect of (IV) _______________________ on the (DV) ________________. Graph the data on the given graph paper (on the back). Again be sure to include all the parts of the graph. 7. A B IV/DV in Title 8. A B X Axis Label 9. A B Y Axis Label/unit 10. A B Plotted Data Title: The effect of (IV) _______________________ on the (DV) ________________.