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Design Experiment Testing Molecular Motion

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Design your own Experiment!
Question to be answered: Give evidence for what happens to particle motion, temperature,
and state of matter of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.
Background Information (from video clip):
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Hypothesis (If… explain what you test, then… explain what you predict will happen…
because… explain why you expect this to happen based on the change of molecule
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Independent / Test Variable: What one thing will you change about your experiment to test
your question:
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Variables to Control: What other conditions will you control so that the only difference in your
experiment is the independent variable that your are testing (include at least 5):
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Materials:
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Procedure
This section must be written in a step-by-step numbered format, so that another student who
is not in your group can follow it. You can draw a picture to show how you will set-up your
experiment (optional).
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SAFETY – List what lab safety equipment you will need.
Results: You must show at least three trials of data for your experiment, so be sure to leave
room in your data table for all trails.
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