How to Write a Hypothesis.
Use words from the Word Bank to complete the hypothesis for the experiment problem.
Hypothesis: As the strength of a magnet ? the number of paper clips it can pick up ? .
* Magnets are able to pick up paper clips.
* Generally, the stronger the strength of something, the better it can do a job.
* As a magnet gets stronger, it should be able to pick up more paper clips.
* From this information, what would be the hypothesis for the experiment problem?
Answer: As the strength of a magnet increases the number of paper clips it can pick up increases .
FYI: The Strength of a magnet is a physical property of matter. Whether a magnet is strong or weak, it is still a magnet. So the property of magnetism is a physical property of matter.
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