Lab Report - Should include the following sections labeled(except for the title), written in this order.  60 points

Title- ____/4

_____/4 points-Should actually describe what was was done in the lab, two words does not work. ex.  The Immediate Impact of Different Types of Television on Young Children’s Executive Function

Abstract- _____/8

_____/8 points-1-2 paragraph review of the entire lab  Summarizes the entire lab.  What did you do, what did you find out, what do you still have questions on

Introduction- _____/14

_____/6 points-What are you trying to learn about in this lab, explain

_____/6 points-What research has been done on this topic in the past?  Include at least 3 references. (omit this section for the pop lab, and phase change lab)

_____/2 points-What is the hypothesis

        

Materials and Methods- _____/6 

_____/2 points-What materials were used

_____/4 points-What steps were followed (can someone else pick up this lab and after reading perform it as you did?)

Results- 7 points _____/7

_____/4 points- Include data in tables and graphs as appropriate

_____/3 points- Tables and graphs labeled and titled correctly (each axis labeled, graph title, include units)

Discussion- 18 points _____/18

_____/6 points- Was the hypothesis correct or not, and what can you conclude or did you learn? Explain

_____/6 points- What were possible sources of error and how would you change your methods next time?  At least 3. Explain.

_____/6 points- What future labs could be performed that further explore the topic, what questions are brought up as a result of doing this lab.

Literature Cited- 6 point _____/6  OMIT THIS SECTION FOR THE POP LAB AND PHASE CHANGE LAB

_____/6 points - At least 3 references in APA format

Neatness/Grammar _____/9

_____/3 points- All sections except the title are labeled

_____/3 points- typed and submitted through turnitin.com

_____/3 points- don't use first person (I, we,).  Instead of writing, "We poured the pop into the graduated cylinder", say, "Pop was poured into the graduated cylinder."

 

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