How notebook should look

How notebook should look - LABNOTEBOOKINFORMATION

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LAB NOTEBOOK INFORMATION All BIO 181L students must have a standard quad-ruled composition notebook as shown below. It must be  bound, quad-ruled, and not previuosly used. The picture on the right is how you should label the front of the  notebook. The lab section letter can be found through Louie or Vista. Below is how the first 2 pages should look. Tape the safety agreement to the inside front cover. Use the next  couple of pages for the table of contents. Revised 7/30/10
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Here is a sample of how the first page of each lab write up “should” look.  See below for specific information.  Start every lab on a new page.  Any questions that appear in the lab manual as blue text must be answered in  your lab notebook using complete sentences. Revised 7/30/10
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Steps to Keeping a Good Lab Notebook Why you might want to keep a laboratory notebook: 1. To provide you with a complete record of why experiments were initiated and how they were performed.  Your notebook also gives you a place to put the reams of data you collect and a place to paste the  statistical outcomes and graphs that are generated from your analyses. 2. To encourage sound thinking. Keeping a notebook gives you a forum to talk to yourself, to ask  questions, to jot down important thoughts and comments about the experimental design and how your  results might eventually be interpreted. 3. To provide information to a person who is interested in continuing your research project. Other or future  members of the laboratory may want to repeat and extend your experimentation. You want a complete 
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course BIO 181L taught by Professor Burd during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.

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