Writing a Lab Report

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Khalid Shamiyah TUT136 1 Writing a Lab Report Deadline and penalties: Lab reports are due on Thursday at the beginning of the tutorial (1 pm) Any reports after the start of tutorial are considered late and late penalties will be applied o 5% per day, including weekends, for up to 5 days and the it’s a 0 Format: Text size: 12 Font: Times New Roman Spacing: 1.5 Margins: 1 inch Do not print double sided Page number in the bottom right hand footer Your name in the top right hand header Sections: Your lab report should be divided into the following sections: 1. Title/CoverPage A title/cover page must contain your full name student number tutorial section the date the lab was performed on the date that the lab report was given in the TA’s name
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Khalid Shamiyah TUT136 2 the number and title of your experiment Nothing else should go on the title page. This is an example: 2. Introduction/Purpose(Halfapagemax) Start off your lab report with a statement that can lead you into your topic, just like a hook in an essay Provide general background about the general technique your lab was about o For example, during lab 1 the main technique we used was chromatography o
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