Instructions - GEOL 114 The Earth's Dynamic Interior Lecture Notes(Copyright 2005 by Jeffrey S Barker Lab Report Instructions Your lab reports

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GEOL 114 The Earth's Dynamic Interior Lecture Notes (Copyright © 2005 by Jeffrey S. Barker) Lab Report Instructions Your lab reports should follow the same basic principles involved in a good scientific paper. It should include an introduction which describes the problem you are trying to solve and why it is of interest, the body of the report which includes your data and enough information on procedure and analysis to allow someone else to repeat your experiment, and finally your own conclusions and any further questions which arose as a result of your experiment. Obviously there are some differences between your lab report and a published paper. Yours won't be peer reviewed, but it will be TA and professor reviewed (for a grade). It isn't likely that someone will repeat your experiment, but you should include enough information so that 2-3 years from now when you look back at your report, you can remember what you did and why. Your lab report should be typed using a word processor and printer, and any
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course GEOLOGY 111 taught by Professor Howardr.naslund during the Spring '10 term at Binghamton University.

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Instructions - GEOL 114 The Earth's Dynamic Interior Lecture Notes(Copyright 2005 by Jeffrey S Barker Lab Report Instructions Your lab reports

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