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Any ideas for the science research project?
What did you guys do for your science research project in year 10?
 

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I measured how much light refracts when passed through different liquids using a laser as my light source, then using snell's law I was able to calculate the refractive index of each liquid.
 

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I did how the different types of willows in cricket bat respond (ping, basically how far the ball comes off the bat) differently.

Just do whatever you are passionate about
 

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Will the distance a paper plane be impacted by the amount of drag it experiences?
 
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I did the easiest thing ever: time the time it takes to melt an ice cube in different household liquids, e.g. vinegar, milk, etc.
 

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Do viscosity. Chuck a marble in honey of different temperatures and measure the time taken for it to reach the bottom

Don't do something rlly easy like boiling water because you'll lose marks.

I did how the different types of willows in cricket bat respond (ping, basically how far the ball comes off the bat) differently.

Just do whatever you are passionate about
Oh my god you are actually the best
 

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I did how effective different laundry washing powders and liquids were in washing coffee / tea off a piece of fabric or cotton.

Can't remember the details.
 

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Aim: To investigate whether the temperature of the (storage) environment affects the pH level of orange juice (fruit juice).

It was a tough one and I had to borrow universal indicator :haha:
 

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I measured whether water temp affects the surface tension of water and whether salt affects it as well.

It's better do do something easier as they're marking you on your write up rather than the difficulty of the experiment
 

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I think I did something really simple concerning water preservation of apple slices and then testing it with different amounts of salt. It sounds really stupid, the experiment was easy (and took a lot of time actually) but I put a lot of scientific research into my discussion and explanations. Plus my experiment was unique, no one did it in the grade, so it wasn't seen as simple, I guess.

I don't even know, I got full marks for the SRP, if I find it, I can attach it or something.
 

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Couldn't be bothered to do anything fancy, grew mould on bread. Measured temp and humidity with a hygrometer, ended up growing penicillin (or something similar) that killed off the surrounding mould.
 

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I tested how different types of colours had different visibility levels in complete darkness, and how the eyes adjusted to the darkness.
 

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I tested how different types of colours had different visibility levels in complete darkness, and how the eyes adjusted to the darkness.
If it was complete darkness, how would you see the colours?
 

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alright alright ~90% darkness? maybe. But do keep in mind that different colours have different luminosity levels and the type of ink affected it too. i.e. laser printer vs inkjet, laser wins! (due to higher luminosity - hard to explain and I'm not going into IST terms like my teacher did..)
 
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The teacher isn't marking the difficulty of the experiment or how "hard" or "easy" it is. She's marking the way you write up your report. Choose something easy and write up an extremely detailed report. You'll ace it! :)
 

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