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This allows students to focus on the process and techniques of investigation and the subsequent reporting. However, in Year 12 students are often given freedom to choose a topic or research question from the work covered over the whole of the course.
These "Open Inquiry" EEIs may provide more ownership, engagement and deeper understanding for the students but do place a bigger demand on resources and laboratory management.
However, many teachers have found strategies to manage this should they choose to opt for a Open EEIs.
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The method of artificial variation: The method of concomitant variation: This is also called a "correlation method". You can think that nature has manipulated the variables but it is still appropriate to class one as dependent and one as independent.
For example, do young leaves have the same density and distribution of stomata as older leaves; or how does temperature IV in a natural environment affect stoma opening DV?
In this second case you do not need you to control the environmental temperature, but you do need to measure the DV at different temperatures.
The difficulty with the second approach is the control of other potentially influential variables such as humidity - as you have to take what you get.
However, that does not preclude the variables in relationship being considered the IV and DV or being graphed as such. One way to address the confounding variables eg humidity is to collect data on the other variable as well. You can run the statistics on each pair separately, but, for students who are not that "stats-savvy" then they could look for interactions between them at a visual level.
Although some micro-organisms are deliberately used to make foods such as yoghurt and cheese, other microbes 'spoil' food. Food, as well as meeting the nutritional requirements of humans, will also meet the nutritional needs of a vast range of micro-organisms.
These microbes will multiply rapidly in food, given the appropriate conditions such as temperature, pH and moisture. The flavour, aroma and texture will ultimately be affected.
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