ali9136
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What type of science fair experiment is this?

Postby ali9136 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:24 pm

So i am doing the How Sweet Is It? Measuring Glucose Levels in Different Fruits and Liquids but instead of doing liquids i am doing vegetables. On an abstract form that i have to fill out for my science fair experiment, it lists different types of experiments
Is it....

Biochemisty
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemisty ( i dont think so... but i wasnt sure...)
Enviromental Sciences ( same as before i dont think so but im not sure....)

Thank you so much! :D :wink:

mykaylah
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Re: What type of science fair experiment is this?

Postby mykaylah » Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:31 am

Hi
I think that your project would be environmental science only because you are doing your project with veggies and that is environmental.


Jasmine gaydos :D

JMP
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Re: What type of science fair experiment is this?

Postby JMP » Wed Dec 03, 2014 11:56 am

Hi Ali,

I can understand your confusion. I'm not sure that your project fits entirely neatly into any of the categories you mentioned, but personally I'd say the closest is Biochemistry. Biochemistry studies processes occurring within a living organism. While you are not studying a process per se, you are looking at amounts of glucose from living organisms (vegetables). I wouldn't worry about it too much though. There is a lot of overlap between scientific disciplines and the dividing line between two disciplines like biochemistry and molecular biology are pretty blurry.

I hope this helps!
JMP

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Re: What type of science fair experiment is this?

Postby connief » Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:35 pm

Hi there,

I also agree with JMP that this project probably fits the best with the biochemistry category, since the method used for this study is biochemical.

Connie


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