THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD LAB
For each assignment, you will use the M.U.S.E. link to complete the Lab.
In this lab, you will be observing the impact of mineral nitrogen fertilizer usage on maize’s crop yield, which is measured in milligrams of dry mass harvested per 100 acres (1 hectare) during a 1-year period. Use the animation to help you come up with an answer to the following:
Complete a lab report using the scientific method.
Using the Scientific Method Lab
Using the M.U.S.E. link, review the background information and animation to complete your report. Use the Lab 1 worksheet for assignment instructions and data collection.
Both arable and nonarable land have been chosen as the experimental cultivation sites near the city of Melle, Germany, where the yield of maize was observed from 1990 through 1998. The climate variations have also been carefully recorded on equally sized lots of both types of land.