Title (see sample paper)
Must be very brief, and should generally contain:
What you did, with what equipment
What result was expected
What result was found
A clear statement of whether or not your results agreed with expectations
Full page width section
1. Introduction Column 2
Make sure you continue the 2 column format for the rest of
Use 10 pt font for the body of your report
Slightly larger (11 pt) bold font for the headings.
Make sure any graphs, tables etc are properly labelled and
numbered as “Figures”: Fig 1.
Don’t show large amounts of “raw data” – just get on with
your analysis using graphs. Appendixes?
The main difference between your lab report and the sample
Your report must be a maximum of 3 pages, plus references report is that Mr. B might ask to see “Additional data” and
and appendices (if required). “calculations”. If so, attach these in an appendix at the back
of your lab report. They can be handwritten.
It is up to you to decide what sections you need. Here are
Theory (often you will want to break this into
subsections or have multiple sections)
Use subsection numbering (1.1, 1.2 etc)
 Must be in correct format (see sample paper)
 Use endnote numbering (see sample paper)