Genetics: The Science of Heredity

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Date ____________________ Class _____________
Using Scientific Inquiry
Using Science Skills
Use the figure below to answer the following questions in the spaces provided.
1. What hypothesis might this experiment be designed to test?
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2. What is the purpose of recording data in a table like the one above?
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3. How many different crickets were tested in this experiment? Explain why researchers
typically test several subjects rather than just one.
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4. Identify the independent variable and the dependent variable in the table. What is the
relationship between variables in the table?
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Essay
Write an answer, using complete sentences, for the following question.
5. What are some ways scientists communicate their findings?
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