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Project title Does a mouse smell or see better?Featured science projectScience project video
Difficulty Level Middle school
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This science fair project was conducted to compare how mice depend on their senses to complete a maze and locate food. The test was done to compare the senses of sight and smell. 

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1. For this science fair project, the independent variable was whether the maze is lit, or in darkness. The dependent variable was the time taken by the mouse to complete the maze. This was determined by using a stopwatch. The constants (control variables) were the size and type of the maze, how hungry the mice were, and the type of food used. 2. A maze approximately 500mm x 800mm in size was made using cardboard, glue and masking tape. The walls of the maze were at least 200mm high, to prevent the rodents from jumping out. See figure 1. .....
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