Cover Page will include
KIN Class Number
Title of Lab
(Lab write-up must have a descriptive title)
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*** Write in clear and concise language. ***
Why was the lab done? What is the concept or theory being tested?
You should review relevant literature regarding the concept or theory being tested.
Need to utilize information from the textbook, readings, lecture, and outside sources as relevant. This is important, and it must be done
What is the purpose of the lab test or experience?
How does the test or experience relate back to the theory or concept being explored?
What do you expect to happen based on theory and previous research?
Need to utilize information from the textbook, readings, lecture, and outside sources as relevant.
Null Hypothesis and Alternate Hypotheses should be stated
Sample: There should be a description of the sample including descriptive statistics.
Study Design: This section describes in logical order how the lab was done.
Measurements: These are step by step instructions on how to do each measurement needed to do the experiment.
Statistical Analysis: This will describe each statistical test planned and its purpose.
*If done well, the reader will be able to replicate the lab or experiment based on the description provide.
This section should follow the Methods – Statistical Analysis section.
This section will usually include data Tables, Figures, and perhaps Graphs.
This section will present the raw data and any statistical calculations that are done.
The interpretation of each statistical calculation should be done.
An analysis of the results from the lab to address the research questions is done.
Relate the results to back to previous literature and theory from textbook or other sources.
How do the data and results presented reflect or replicate what has previously been reported?
Consider the strengths and weaknesses of the study as conducted.
Conclude by answering: Was the purpose of the lab met and was the hypothesis proven or disproven?