PartsofEDDSummary - (For large reports such as the Critter...

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Parts of a Summary The Summary answers the following questions in paragraph format. The questions themselves are not restated and are not numbered. The “answers” may be in any order; however, this format is the most standard. 1. What was the purpose of the experiment? 2. What are the major findings of the experiment? 3. a. Was the hypothesis supported by the data? (Use the word “supported.” Do NOT use the words “proven,” “wrong,” “correct,” or “incorrect.”) b. Was the null hypothesis (if applicable) rejected or not? (Use the words “was rejected” or “was not rejected”) 4. How do the findings compare with other research findings?
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Unformatted text preview: (For large reports such as the Critter Project, briefly highlight the most pertinent parts of the Review of the Literature section. For small experiments in class, compare briefly to generally what is known from the text book) 5. What are possible explanations for the findings? 6. What are recommendations for further study? (Do NOT include error corrections or ways to improve the experiment that was just conducted. Instead, you might suggest totally different designs, ways to expand the scope of the investigation, or different organisms that might be studied, etc.)...
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