EVR1001L-0001 Spring 2017
Lab 1: Easter Island: Carrying Capacity and Sustainability Lab Report
Materials and Methods (20 points):
This section should answer the question: How was the experiment
done? In paragraph form, state what you did and what materials you used in order to complete the
laboratory. In addition, avoid using the first person (I, we). Instead use phrases like “a line transect was
conducted…” or “a time machine was used…”. This is called passive voice, and it is traditionally found in
many types of scientific writing.
You are expected to write every section in your own words (do not just
copy what you see here).
First, the second life character entered a time machine and chose a year to investigate. The second life
character was then transported to a year in the past in Easter Island. In the year 900 A.D., a line
transect was conducted, which allowed the mulberry and palm trees to be counted. Then, a drone was
used to scan over Easter Island and count the population in that year. The same techniques were used