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TheBadLab

Thesearetheinstructions.Readthemcarefully.

Thiscountsasa
20point

Examgrade
(2pointspossibleextracreditsoyoucanscore22outof20)
Itis:Openbook,opennoteandyoumayworkwithothers(justuseyourownwords).Eachpersongetsaseparategrade.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Useaseparatepieceofpaper.(orwriteitatthebottomofthisdocument)
UseyourLabWriteUphandouttohelpyou.

OPTION1:Catchthemistakesandfixthem.
1. Find10mistakes(ormore).Tellme
exactly
whatiswrong.Bespecific(giveexamples)(1pointeach,11pointspossible)
2. Fixeachmistake(
rewriteitcorrectly
)(1pointeach,11pointspossible)

OPTION2:Rewritetheentirelab.
UsingthebasicinformationgivenintheBadLabrewriteitasafullandcorrectlabwriteup.Ifyoudothisyoudonothaveto
describethemistakes.Thefullyrewrittenlabshouldgiveyouafull20points.

THEBADLAB

ThisisthepoorlywrittenBadLabthatyouneedtofixorrewrite.

Introduction:
Ilikegum.

Question:
Whichgumhasthemostflavor?

Procedure
1.Take1stickofgumfrom4differentbrands.
2.Cheweachpieceoneatatime.
3.Timehowlongyouchewuntilitsnolongersweet.
4.Recordthedata.
5.Repeatwithadifferentstickofgum.

Hypothesis:
JuicyFruitwillhavethemostflavor.

Results:
Dentyne2minutes,Wrigleys4minutes,JuicyFruit8minutes,Trident30seconds

Conclusion:
Juicyfruitkeptitsflavorthelongest.Juicyfruitisbest.

SEEBELOWFORRUBRICS

GRADINGRUBRIC(forrewriteoflab)

TITLEPOINTS
1.Useaspecific,descriptivetitle.

2.Priorknowledge.

3.Question

4.Hypothesis

5.Procedure

6.Results

7.Conclusion

8.Priorknowledge

9.Citation(shortversion)

10.Observations.

ABSTRACT(
Summarizedversiononly!
)

INTRODUCTION

QUESTION
11.Statetheproblemintheformofaquestion.
HYPOTHESIS
12.Usetheif,then,becauseformat.

2!

MATERIALS
13.Whatscientificequipmentdidyouuse?

15.DataTable

16.Graph

3!

17.PatternStatement

18.Evidence

19.HypothesisReflection

20.TwoErrors

21.Conclusiveness

22.Inference

23.Connectyourresearch
(TWO)

2!

25.CiteusingMLAformat(fullversion)(UseEasyBib) 3!

PROCEDURE
14.Whatstepsdidyoutake?
RESULTS

CONCLUSION

CITATIONS
TOTALPOINTSPOSSIBLE30

GRADINGRUBRIC(Forcatchingmistakes&fixingthem)

Fixupto11things.
Clearlyandspecificallydescribedthemistake

Wroteoutthecorrection(fixedmistake)

TOTALPOINTSPOSSIBLE22

Youcandoyourlabwriteuphereanddeleteeverythingelse(includingtheinstructionsbelow)
whenyouaredone.

LabWriteUpWITHSENTENCEFRAMES

1.TITLE(1sentence):
Useaspecific,descriptivetitle.
Formostlabs
:Referencetheeffectoftheindependentvariableonthedependentvariable
Example
:Theeffectofindicatorsonvariousbiologicalmolecules
TITLE

2.ABSTRACT(1paragraph):
Asummaryoftheentirelab.
Priorknowledgeonthetopic.
Writebeforethelab.
Beforethelabbeganweknewthat__________
Questionandhypothesis
.Writebeforethelab.
Wewerewondering__________andwehypothesizedthat_________
Procedure
.Writebeforethelab.
Ourprocedurewasto__________
Results
.Leavespaceforthisandcompleteitafterthelab.
Wefoundthat__________
Conclusion
.Leavespaceforthisandcompleteitafterthelab.
Weexplainedourfindingbysayingthat__________

3.INTRODUCTION(1paragraph):
Introducethetopic.
Priorknowledgeonthetopic
:Describe2ormorethingsyouhavelearnedaboutthistopic?
Beforethelabbeganweknewthat
__________(CITATION)
Citation(s)
:Include1ormorewebsitesorbookstosupportyourpriorknowledge.Examplecitation:Mostmodernscientific
investigationscanbedescribedashypothesisdriven(Simonetal.14)
Observations
(forsomelabs):Describewhatyouobserved(usingyour5senses)beforethelab.
Weobservedthat__________

4.QUESTION&HYPOTHESIS(2sentences):
Thisisacriticalpartofyourlab!
Question
:Statetheproblemintheformofaquestion.
Forthislabourquestionwas:__________
Hypothesis:
Aneducatedguessthatanswersourquestion.Thehypothesisdescribescauseandeffect.
Forthehypothesis,usethe
if
(Idothis)
then
(thiswillresult)
because
(ofthisreason)format.
If__________then__________because__________

5.MATERIALS(list):
Whatscientificequipmentdidyouuse?
LIST

6.PROCEDURE(list):
Whatstepsdidyoutake?
LIST

7.RESULTS(datatable,graphand2sentences):
DataTable
:Recordthedataintableform(withlabeledcolumns).Includetheunits(cm,km,etc.)
TABLE
Graph
:Makeagraphorotherappropriatevisualongraphpaper.Labeltheaxeswithunits,title,andakeyifneeded.
GRAPH
PatternStatement
:Thepatternsummarizes(inwords)whatthegraph/datashows.Itisthestoryortrendinthenumbers.
Our
patternwas__________.

Evidence
:Supportthepatternwith2specificpiecesofdata(Ex:thedatashigh&low).
Thepatternissupportedby
_________and__________

8.CONCLUSION(2paragraphs):
1stParagraph:
HypothesisReflection
:Gobackandlookatyourhypothesis.Wasyouroriginalhypothesisacceptedorrejected?Inother
words,doesthedatasupportit?UselanguagelikedatasupportsormyhypothesiswasacceptedratherthanIwasright.
Ourhypothesiswas__________because__________
Error:
Discussaminimumof2sourcesoferrorthat
may
haveaffectedyourresults.Whatmistakes
might
havebeenmade?
Somepossibleerrorsinclude__________and__________
Conclusiveness
:Howconclusiveareyourresults?Howmuchconfidencedoyouhaveinyourresults?Didyoucollectenough
data?Didyoucomparetoothersintheclass?Doyouthinkyoumadeerrors?Why?
Ourresultsare__________
(conclusive/notconclusive)because__________
2ndParagraph:
Inference
:Infer(ideabasedonobservations)astowhythatpatternexists.
Weinferredthatourpatternexistsbecause
__________
Connectyourresearch
intoabiggerpicture.Whyareyourfindingsscientificallyinteresting?Whatothertopicsdoyour
findingsconnectto(suchasagricultureorethnicity)?Posesomenewquestions.
Ourresultsconnectinto_________because
__________.Asaresultofourresearchwewerewondering:__________

9.CITATIONS:
Citetheresourcesyouusedinyourlabwriteup.
YoumusthaveatleastONEcitation.Thismaybeyourtextbook,avalideducationalwebsite,orascientificjournal.
MakesuretociteincorrectMLAformat.
Example:Simon,Reece&Dickey.BiologywithPhysiology.Glenview,IL2013
CITATION