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Write 3 GY 402 Sedimentary Petrology (W) GSSA Writing Assignment Three Grain Size Project; Introduction and Results Introduction: Well by now, you should all be aware of the structure and context of the introduction of a term paper. The introduction provides a brief overview of the topic (including the location of the study site), expressly states the purpose of the project, and more or less catches the attention of the reader. Because it is outlining the intent of the project, the introduction is written in future tense. Another important section of a term paper is the results section. Follow the format that I gave you in an earlier handout about paper structures. Be sure to include a summary table of your results, not just the printouts generated by the grain size spreadsheet. They, by the way, are best put in an appendix at the back of your report. Do NOT add any interpretations to your results in the results
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Unformatted text preview: section of the paper. That happy task is done in the discussion section of a paper. Your Task: I would like you to write up the introduction and results section for your Municipal Park research project. Your introduction should not exceed one page and your results section (with table) should not exceed 2 pages (typed, double spaced, 12 pitch Times Roman font). Students involved in group projects may collaborate on this assignment and can, if they wish, submit one introduction/methodology. Remember that all members of the group receive the same grade for the assignment. The assignment requires a GSSA cover letter and is redo-able (see assignment one for the guidelines concerning resubmissions). Due date/Revision date: refer to the due dates page on the website/calendar....
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course GLY 402 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at S. Alabama.

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