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Popcorn Experiment

By: Emilie Busch, Courtney Jentz, and Emma Weaver

Emilie Busch

on 7 November 2012

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Popcorn Experiment By: Courtney Jentz, Emilie Busch, and Emma Weaver MYTH Which brand of popcorn has the most unpopped kernels? Hypothesis: If we use Act 2 Butter Lovers, PopSecret, and Food Club, then... Act 2 Butterlovers will have the least amoungt Act 2 Butter Lovers will have the least amount of unpopped kernels. Independent Variable:
Brand of popcorn MATERIALS NEEDED:
3 brands of popcorn
-Act 2 butterlovers
-Pop Secret
-Food Club
-Plastic bags for kernels Dependent Variable:
Amount of Unpopped kernels Constant Variables:
-Time popcorn is in microwave
-Amount of butter
-Size of bag
-Power of microwave
-Bowl Control Group:
Food Club Popcorn Experimental Group:
Act 2 ButterLovers, Pop Secret Experimental Procedure:
1. Put the popcorn bag in the microwave for 2 minutes.
2. Take popcorn out of microwave.
3. Pour popcorn into bowl.
4. Repeat steps 1-3 until all 3 bags from the first brand is popped.
5. Count all unpopped kernels in each bag.
6. Record your data.
7. Repeat steps until experiment is complete. Number of Test Cases:
We had 9 test cases overall with 3 test cases per brand. Conclusion:
Our conclusion was correct. We predicted that if we use Act 2 ButterLovers, Pop Secret and Food Club, then Act 2 ButterLovers would have the least amount of unpopped kernels. With our results, PopSecret and Food Club had the most amount of unpopped seeds. Therefore... ****CONFIRMED!****
Act 2 ButterLovers has the least amount of unpopped kernels! Our conclusion was correct! From Google Docs From GoogleDocs
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