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by Mr.McK
February 28th, 2020, 10:06 am
Forum: Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 59
Views: 8798

Qualitative Observations about Results

Can anyone give an example of a "qualitative observation about results after the experiment?" Isn't the idea of experimental design to make a claim and then design an experiment to quantify it? So the results are inherently quantitative. Our team is having difficulty putting anything meaningful in t...
by Mr.McK
February 22nd, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Detector Building C
Topic: Detector Building C
Replies: 212
Views: 20682

Re: Detector Building C

Does anyone have any good ideas for how to waterproof a thermistor? For some reason, when we cover ours with liquid electrical tape, and clear nail polish, they read very inaccurately. When we put the bare thermistor into water, with no waterproofing whatsoever, it reads perfectly accurately. We ar...
by Mr.McK
February 21st, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: Ping Pong Parachute B/C
Topic: Times and sec/ft
Replies: 93
Views: 6567

Re: Times and sec/ft

What are your highest times? Our highest time is 1 minute, but there was HVAC on at the time. This was a 35-foot ceiling. Wow! impressive. Of course I wouldn't expect you to give away any trade secrets here, but was that just a standard circular plastic parachute catching a lucky updraft? A lot of ...

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