Student Worksheet Activity Conducting an investigation by pharmphresh34

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									Student Worksheet
Activity: Conducting an investigation
Outcomes: INV S2.7
Conducts investigations by observing, questioning, predicting, testing, collecting, recording and analysing data, and
drawing conclusions.


                                     Investigation Planning Sheet

    •    Aim: What are you going to investigate?

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    •    Predict what you think will happen.

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    •    Identify:
              1. The thing you will change (independent variable.)

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              2. The thing you will measure (dependent variable.)

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              3. The thing you will keep the same (controlled variable.)

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    •    Record you results in the most appropriate form e.g. table, graph . . .




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    •   Summary: What did your results tell you?

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    •   What difficulties did you experience in doing this investigation?

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    •   Explain how you could improve this experiment e.g. fairness, accuracy?

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    •   Conclusion: What did you find out about the problem you investigated?

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    •   Reflection: What did you learn from this investigation?

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NSW Department of Education and Training

								
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