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Experiment Essay Examples

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Observation Before and After a Chemical Experiment
Observations Before Experiment: Barium Hydroxide. Ba(OH2) . 8H2O - The barium hydroxide appeared to have a slight tint of blue giving it the appearance of an off white substance. - The substance needed to be crushed or grinded down into finer pieces to allow for better reaction with the ammonium thyocyanate, NH...
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The Controversies Surrounding the Migram Experiment in Psychology
The Milgram Experiment The Milgram experiment is one of Psychology’s most controversial experiments. The study examines to what extend individuals obey an authority figure, and how far they will go, even if they believe their actions are harming another individual. This experiment found that sixty-two percent of subjects t...
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Was the Stanford Prison Experiment Ethical?
Abstract This paper is about the Stanford prison experiment. If it was ethical or not considering the things that were done to these male college students? This paper focuses on background information on the Stanford Prison experiment. It also covers my options on if it was ethical and it was compared to the Stanley Mai...
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My Experiment's Findings about The Effect of Temperature in an Enzyme's Action
For my investigation, I plan to examine the effect temperature has on enzyme action involving the biological catalyst- diastase, and its substrate- starch. In lesson, I have conducted a preliminary experiment to give me an idea of what to expect and a chance to conduct the experiment before hand. From my preliminary work I...
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A Paper on the Experiment on Volume and Weight
Method 1) Take a "volume" measuring device, and fill it with the total amount of water, the bottle can hold. We then put the same, empty bottle into the container, in a way, that it sinks to the bottom of the akwarium. We can then measure the new height and multiply it by the volume of the liquid. This will c...
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A Simple Test on Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates are present in sugars, starch, acids, and in many other nutrients that consist elements of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Having a ratio of 1: 2: 1 or written as CH20. A monosaccharide meaning monomer of sugar is a "simple" carbohydrate. Containing backbone of five carbon atoms that are present in rib...
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An Experiment on the Cliche "Action Speak Louder than Words"
Tested Clich: “ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS” I. Introduction: In this experiment the experimenters tried to determine if this clich is true, if people do actually learn better through observation than through words. They taught different children in different ways, some by action, and some by words, in order to dete...
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Short and Long Term Effects of a Psychological Experiment
One of the primary concerns a psychologist must address when preparing to carry out an experiment are the effects, both short and long term, of the experiment on the subjects. Some experiments positively affect the subjects and need not be debated, but those that have the possibility to create negative short or long-term ef...
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Experiments on the Big Impact of Different Situations on Human Behavior
Sometimes, people's behavior can be affected by different social situations. In the video, two different experiments showed how people act when put into different situations. In the first situation, students took part in a prison experiment. This experiment was called the Philips Embardo Experiments. In this experiment stu...
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An Analysis of the Most Controversial Experiment, the Milgram Experiment
The Milgram Experiment The Milgram experiment is one of Psychology’s most controversial experiments. The study examines to what extend individuals obey an authority figure, and how far they will go, even if they believe their actions are harming another individual. This experiment found that sixty-two percent of subjects...
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A Design of a Psychological Experiment
Design of a Psychological Experiment Psyc 100 (0110-0129) Fall, 1996 Dr. Sternheim Report #1 (10 points) Problem: Suppose you are a psychologist who is interested in the effects of caffeine on the eye-hand coordination of students enrolled at UMCP. Design an experiment to test the hypothesis that caffeine enhances a s...
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An Introduction to the Scientific Theory of Osmosis
Aim My aim is to find out the percentage increase or decrease in mass (grams) of potato tube, placed in varying concentration of glucose. Prediction I predict that the potato chip will decrease more in mass in the stronger glucose solution. The Scientific theory of Osmosis Osmosis is a special case of diffusion which invol...
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An Introduction to Planning Experimental Procedures
SKILL AREA P: PLANNING EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES Introduction A trolley is pushed to the top of a ramp, the summit being 20cm from the ground, and then is released. It rolls all the way down the ramp, of 2 metres, before it collides with the wall at the bottom. A couple of keen scientists thought it would be interesting to...
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An Overview of the Experiment, the Strength of an Electromagnet
The strength of an Electromagnet Planning Experimental procedures "h The quantity that I am intending to investigate in my experiment is the strength of the electromagnet "h The factors that affect the strength of an electromagnet are: The temperature, current, length of the core, diameter, the...
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The Connection between Different Factors and the Magnetic Field Range of the Electromagnet
Aim and hypothesisThe aim of this investigation is to establish a connection between the factors and the output, or in other words by varying the number of coils, record and verify the increase in strength and therefore the magnetic field range of the electromagnet.          Possible factors that could be altered in a g...
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The Factors Affecting the Acceleration of a Ball Bearing Down a Ramp
  I intend to investigate what factors affect the acceleration of a ball bearing down a ramp. I will measure how long the ball bearing takes to roll down a ramp, and my other variable will be to measure the final velocity of the ball bearing rolling down the ramp. Using this information I will then be able to work out the a...
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A Chemical Experiment to Find out the Number of Things That Affects Rates of Reaction
There are a number of things that affect rates of reaction, such as temperature, concentration of acid, a catalyst, stirring, surface area, and pressure in experiments involving gasses. I have chosen to investigate temperature, which will be the only variable that I will change. I'll control the temperature by the heating t...
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A Squash Ball Experiment to Determine the Height of Bounce Under Certain Pressure
Squash Ball Experiment Input Variables: Pressure Of Air in Ball Type Of Surface Height Of Drop Temperature of Ball Material of Ball Acceleration Due To Gravity Mass Angle Of Surface Air Resistance Diameter of Ball Outcome: Height Of Bounce Prediction         The squash ball will bounce higher as the temperature...
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The War of the Brands in the United States of America Stores
When you come to the paper towel aisle in the grocery store do you ever get frustrated and annoyed by all the brands to choose from? Every brand is telling you that they are the strongest and that their brand will absorb the fastest. Have you ever actually taken the time to figure out which brand is indomitable and absorbs...
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Cell Phone Use By Gender
Cell phones are becoming a necessity in everyday life for many people throughout the world. Having the ability to keep in touch with family, work, and email are just some of the many reasons why cell phones are now more important than ever. In today's society, technology has been producing such advanced cell phones that are...
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An Experiment to Test for the Presence of Starch in Onion and Potato Using Iodine Solution
INTRODUCTION Starch is a complex carbohydrate (polysaccharide) made from thousands of α glucose units, joined together by glycosidic linkages. It is the main compound that all green plants use to store their food energy. Starch is insoluble in water. The purpose of this experiment is to demonstrate that using an...
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The Views of Behaviorists and Psychoanalysts on Conscious Behaviors and Observable, Overt Behaviors
Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and its functions. During the twentieth century, the main question was whether psychology should base its research and practice on conscious experience, or should it only study observable, overt behavior? Behaviorism studied behavior directly. Behaviorists used non-human animal...
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Results of Dehydration of 2-methylcyclohexanol
Dehydration of 2-methylcyclohexanol To Yield an Alkene Introduction In the experiment, the product mix of the dehydration of 2-methylcyclohexanol was analyzed using gas chromatography. There were two possible products for this reaction, as indicated by the following mechanism: A 1,2-hydride shift is also possible but doe...
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Biochemical Effect of Sildenafil Citrate on the Brains of Hyperammonemic Rats
Abstract Ammonia is produced continuously in the body. It crosses the blood-brain
barrier readily and at increased concentration it is toxic to the brain.
Sildenafil has been successfully used to treat patients with
cardiovascular diseases. It can also elevate localized cerebral blood
flow in rat brain. We therefore tested...
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The Force of Friction
Introduction This scientific experiment seeks to investigate the force of friction
and the interpretation of the coefficient of friction both static and
kinetic. All the concepts of force of friction, sliding of objects on an
inclined plane, gravity force, free-body diagrams and normal force are
utilized. Various blocks w...
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