Pirate eye patch experiment by Mike Pelletier on Prezi. Pirate eye patch experiment. Why did pirates wear eye patches Was it a fashion statement? Were the eye patches covering up gruesome eye injurys from sword fights?
Or was there a practicial reason for wearing an eye patch? Possible Answer. Pirates often needed to work in dark places. When attacking another ship, pirates had to go down into the other ships hold( the below deck part of the ship) to find treasure and fight soliders. Answer contiuned.
Wearing an eye patch may have helped pirates eyesight adjust to the dark more quickly. The eye behind the patch is already in a dark space by looking at the patch, and should adjust to a dark room more quickly.
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Experimental purpose Does wearing an eye patch help somebodys eyesight adjust to the dark more quickly. Hypothesis . The independent variable is the . My independent variable is wearing the eye patch. Dependent variable. The dependent variable is what happens because of the independent variable. The dependent variable is the .
My dependent variable is how fast a persons eyesight adjusts to a dark room. Control Variables. The experiment involves more than just wearing an eye patch. For example, how much light is in the dark room? I do not want these other parts to impact the outcome of the experiment, so I try to control them by making them constant.
I have tried to be careful in designing the experiment to elimate all the distracting factors. Step 1 and 2. Step one: Prepare the well lit room. I also turned on all the lights in the hallway from my living room. I also turned on all the lights in the hallway from my living room to my bedroom.
Step two: Make the dark room dark. I used my bedroom and closed the curtains was enought to make the room almost pitch black. Step 3 Place something to read in the dark room. To measure the test persons eye sight adjustment, I put something to read in the dark room. I used a randomly generator series of ten numbers and letters(the . I thought about using a word or sentence, but I was worried the test person could use context to figure out the the sentence.
Step 3( contiuned)I printed the Code on a white peice of paper. I printed the code using Arial size 1. I used a diffrent code each time. Step 4. Put a little bit of light in the dark room. People cannot see in a pitch black room. They need a little bit of light. I placed a small, lit candle 3.
Step 5. Measure the test persons eye- sight adjustment without using aneye patch. Sit in the well lit room for 3. Walk to the dark room. Close the door to the dark room. Read the Code out loud to the data ocollector.
Time how long it takes to read the code. Step 5( contiuned)Identify any mistakes made when reading the Code to teh data collector.