# Practice- Independent:Dependent Variables

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Period_______
Independent/Dependent Variables Practice
Directions: Identify the independent and dependent variable.
1.
How does the type of plant fertilizer affect the amount a plant will grow?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
2.
How does the type of ball affect the number of times a ball will bounce?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
3.
How does the mass of a clay boat affect the number of pennies it can hold before it sinks?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
4.
How does a surface of a floor affect the distance a ball will roll on it?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
5.
How does the level of light in a room affect the amount of sleep a person gets?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
6.
How does the shape of a container affect the cooling time of hot water?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
7.
How does the shape of a wooden block affect the time it will sink in a bucket of water?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_______________________ _________________________________________________________
8.
How does the size of a car affect the distance it will travel on a flat surface?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
9.
How does the temperature of a room affect the amount a plant will grow?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
10. How does the color of a shirt affect the amount of heat it will absorb?
IV:_________________________________________________________________________________
DV:________________________________________________________________________________
11. How does the shape of a sail affect the distance a boat will travel?
IV:__________________________________________________________________________________
DV:_________________________________________________________________________________
12.
How does the type of surface affect the time it takes for water to freeze on top of it?
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IV:_______________________________________________________________________________
DV:______________________________________________________________________________
13.
How does the type of tire on a car affect the distance it will travel before wearing down &frac12; inch?
IV:_______________________________________________________________________________
DV:______________________________________________________________________________
14.
How does the size of a rock affect the time it takes to be broken down into sediment (little pieces of rock)?
IV:_______________________________________________________________________________
DV:______________________________________________________________________________
15. How does the length of a pendulum affect the number of swing?
IV:_______________________________________________________________________________
DV:______________________________________________________________________________
16. How does the type of liquid drops put on a penny affect the number of drops it will hold?
IV:_______________________________________________________________________________
DV:______________________________________________________________________________
Date________________
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