VIEWS: 0 PAGES: 1 POSTED ON: 9/16/2012
Science Lab Formal Report: 5% of total grade 2nd Trimester Due Date: Week from the 6th to the 10th of August. One report per couple that worked together. You can do it individually if you prefer. If you are going to do it in a group of three (only if you worked with that same group during the lab) you need to include extra section. Late reports lose 20% per day. You will need to type it and print it (no email). If you are sick or forget it, make arrangements so that I can get it on time. Careful about plagiarism! Report is about the Forces Lab. It should be at least five pages long, not counting the title page, font size 12 points. The parts of the report are: 1. Title Page 2. Introduction and Objectives (do not repeat the same objectives already given to you) 3. Theoretical Framework (at least three pages) Include background theoretical information and definitions that are pertinent to the experiment and that will allow you to better accomplish the objectives. Define the concept of force, include a definition and a small picture of the instruments used to measure force, and describe common forces that typically act on objects or bodies. Also define the laws by Newton and give two examples of real life situations for each Newton law (6 examples total). You are expected to do research for this part. Make sure to use at least three different sources of information. 4. Materials List everything needed to complete your experiment. 5. Methodology Describe the steps you completed during the lab. It may be appropriate to include a diagram of experiment. 6. Results Include the data that you obtained and recorded from performing the lab. It is very useful to present it in a table or diagram, if this makes sense. Do not interpret the data yet. This should be done in the discussion section. 7. Discussion and Conclusions In this section you interpret the data and analyze your results or your general comments about the Lab. You should explain the mistakes you may have made and how you could improve your performance or the experiment itself. Conclude with another paragraph that sums up what happened in the experiment. Did you accomplish the objectives? 8. References Cite the appropriate bibliographical references, particularly for theoretical information. 9. ONLY for groups of three: In addition to previous work, include a separate page where you describe the life and major accomplishments, as well as interesting data about Sir Isaac Newton. DO NOT do copy and paste for this section, or you will lose 20% of the final grade. You need to read, and then summarize what you read, write it down using different wording, etc. At the end of report, include a table where you decide how to distribute the final grade among the members of your group. If the two of you worked the same, each one gets 50%.
Pages to are hidden for
"Lab Formal Report 2nd trimester"Please download to view full document