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Microscope Practical

For the microscope practical Aqa does anyone know the independent , dependant and control variables
Thank you
i do aqa biology and from what i can tell, its not really the kind to have those variables, since its about the actual observation and recording rather than proving a hypothosis but you could say that the magnification is the independant variable bc you change it, and control variables are the specimen on the slide, the dye etc, but nothings really being measured so it doesnt quite work
ive also put the link to the biology rp handbook which shows examiner expectations for each rp and the methods xx (microscopy is on pg32 )
Independent variable- what you change
Dependent variable- what you measure
Control variable- what you keep the same
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