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Unformatted text preview: LAB REPORTS 1. Title page - title, name, date, course, section number. ALL LAB REPORTS MUST BE TYPED! 2. All good writing is CONCISE (i.e. short and to the point.) You are not rewriting the encyclopedia . 3. INTRODUCTION - State the purpose of the experiment and the hypotheses (plural) being tested. Describe the experiment and the expected results. Give support for your predictions. All background material belongs in this section. Describe the system (i.e. the organism,) and indicate how this organism is well suited to your experiment. Be sure to reference any supporting material (e.g. Mertens et al , 1996.) Overall the introduction should not exceed two pages. 4. MATERIALS AND METHODS – This is not a list . It is a detailed description of the protocol used in the experiment. You should relate the technique, including the purpose of each step where relevant. You should describe the materials used as they purpose of each step where relevant....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course BIO 2322 taught by Professor Spotswood during the Spring '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.
- Spring '08