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Paper Towel Absorption Lab. To practice the skills used to design experiments. Purpose. To see which brand is true to their claim. Problem. Many brands of paper towels claim that they can pick up the most amount of liquid. How do we determine which towel does. Background Information:.

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Paper towel absorption lab

Paper Towel Absorption Lab

To practice the skills used to design experiments


Purpose

Purpose

  • To see which brand is true to their claim


Problem

Problem

  • Many brands of paper towels claim that they can pick up the most amount of liquid. How do we determine which towel does.


Background information

Background Information:

  • Since paper towels are used to pick up liquids, the volume of liquid it can hold is important. The amount of liquid a towel can absorb can be measured by the volume of liquid it picks up.


The task

The Task:

  • To design an experiment investigation (a fair test) to test the strength of three different brands of paper towels.


The best paper towel lab

The Best Paper Towel Lab

  • Step1- Identify Variable

    Independent Variables (what you will change, or the difference between the groups)

    Dependent Variable (what you will observe and measure, the data that you will collect).

  • Step2- Write a Hypothesis

    Write a HYPOTHESIS that shows the expected relationship between the variables. Use the IF, THEN statement.

  • Step3- Procedure

  • Step4- Record your data

  • Step5- Graph your data

  • Step6- Analyze your data: What story does the graph tell? What do you know about the effect of the independent variable on the dependent variable? Do you see a relationship?

  • Step 7- Write a CONCLUSION. Answer your original question. (Which paper towel absorbed the most liquid?) Accept or reject your hypothesis. Use actual data (real numbers) to provide evidence fro what you say.


Sbi3u0 a

SBI3U0-A

  • This is a formal lab write up. All sections must be there including any modification to the procedure.

  • Partners, with individual write ups

  • Introduction, Analysis and Discussion and Conclusion to turnitin.com

    Class ID: 5521098

    Password: biology-a

  • No lates

  • *** Due Monday, September 17/12***


Sbi3u0 b

SBI3U0-B

  • This is a formal lab write up. All sections must be there including any modification to the procedure.

  • Partners, with individual write ups

  • Introduction, Analysis and Discussion and Conclusion to turnitin.com

    Class ID: 5521113

    Password: biology-b

  • No lates

  • *** Due Monday, September 17/12***


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