Experiment Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Experiment.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,603 words, approx. 6 pages
The Rise of Experiment Overview The publication in 1704 of Isaac Newton's (1642-1727) second major treatise, the Opticks, came at a significant moment in the development of experimental science... Read more
845 words, approx. 3 pages
Experimental Organisms For over a century, research scientists have studied experimental, or model, organisms to examine the mechanisms of inheritance and development. In more recent times, researcher... Read more
2,945 words, approx. 10 pages
Experiments Sociologists usually reserve the term experiment for studies in which the researcher manipulates one or more key independent variables; that is, for studies in which the experimenter contr... Read more
2,905 words, approx. 10 pages
Experimentation Experimentation is a foundational activity in modern science. Although several Renaissance thinkers prepared the way toward modern concepts of experimentation, Francis Bacon's N... Read more
6,657 words, approx. 23 pages
Experimentation and Instrumentation Experiment, William Herschel wrote, is a matter of "putting in action causes and agents over which we have control, and purposely varying their combinations,... Read more
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