K-Unit 2 - Scientific name(s of organim(s Part of an organism(if applicable Stage in the life cycle of an organism(if applicable Independent

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Unformatted text preview: Scientific name (s) of organim(s) Part of an organism (if applicable) Stage in the life cycle of an organism (if applicable) Independent variable Dependent variable Kind of effect 2 Sequentially detailed account Title reflects the nature of the experiment Numbered document No rules for tense or person Figures, diagrams, tables, instructions for use of equipment, formulae, calculations, etc. Always stay in the lab notebook, never published in this format Important document since we always need to repeat our experiment 4 Brief summary of one's research Efficient way of presenting information to colleagues Seven sections Abstracts never appear on a poster 2 standard size sheets of Bristol-board OR 1 fold out board OR 1 modern poster (4' x 3') or (4' x 5') printed on a digital plotter 5 columns balanced 'white space' attract audience highlight the text of the poster aim for contrast avoid bright colours and 'rainbow' effects past for your work present for other works any recommend 3rd Sans serif ex. Arial 6 8 9 centred, must be on the poster not hanging off in anyway centred below the title, smaller font centered below the names of the authors email address of the corresponding author (1st one listed) First letter of first word is capitalized - sentence case First letter of each proper noun is capitalized - title case 10 Effect of various antibiotics on growth of Serratia marcescens. Not informative enough Better : Conquering the clinical culprit, Selction and variation in antibiotic resistance of Serratia marcescens. Dont use the word effect in your title 11 combination of past and present tense clear statement, first sentence - provide background information from two primary articles - use of scientific literature (objective 5) - paraphrase, no quotations either in the introduction or methods full scientific name plus authority why did you choose this organism and how was it relevant to the experiemental work you did statement of intent Only Ha, not the null 12 Not a protocol Brity and conciseness Eliminate extraneous detail (just say used aseptic technique) Full scientific name plus authority Why? How? Control Independent variale Replications Randomization Dependent variable (under heading of statistical analysis) Stat name(s) of statistical tests Reference to stats 13 past tense Table(s) and/or Figure(s) Text Summarized data are presented Self-explanatory titles for Tables Self-explanatory legends for Figures Clear and well-illustrated Numbered Sequential in communicative form Reported in Tables and/or Figures make important and unique contributions important findings summarized data not repeatedmajor results presented (general trends/patterns) Implications not discussed Test statistic and P valye reported Reference made to every Table and Figure number 14 interpret meaning importance of findings isse or aim objectives hypothesis predictions support all statements Two primary articles Paraphrase, no quotations Biology vs. apology briefly summarizing your work a few statements (1-3) usually last paragraph 15 PubMed Web of Science AGRICOLA Google Scholar BioMed Central Antos JA and Zobel DB (1985a). Plant form, developmental plasticity, and survival following burial by volcanic tephra. Can J Bot 63: 2083–2090 Antos JA and Zobel DB (1985a). Can J Bot 63: 2083–2090 lacks the title 16 Specific contributions Financial support Technical assistance Source of material, equipment Constructive suggestions Font size is smaller here Additional information presented in Resource Manual Poster - visual 10marks, content 80 marks, peer evaluation 10 marks, WORTH 6% 17 MONDAY ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course SCIENCE 2290 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '11 term at UWO.

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