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Gold Nanoparticle Experiment Formal Reports Except for the prelab, the grading will be done on the formal report. It must be submitted to SafeAssignment on Blackboard, as well as submitted to your T.A. as a hard copy along with lab notebook copies. If notebook copies are not received, and submission to SA is not done, no points will be assigned. Remember that T.A.s are available for any questions you may have every day in the tutor room (HG12, inside the Gen. Chem. lab). Rough Draft You are required to submit a rough draft to your T.A. in the designated time/manner. Abstract An abstract is a brief abstraction of what you did and what your results were. No points will be assigned for introductions or conclusions masquerading as abstracts. Introduction The introduction should include background about nanotechnology in general and the
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Unformatted text preview: synthesis of nanoparticles in particular. It should include information on different sizes and types of nanoparticles, as well as their uses. Synthesis What did you do? How did you do it? What did you observe? Analysis Qualitative answers to questions and visible spectra analysis. Scattering What did you observe? What is the chemical explanation for this? Interpretation of results Answers to the three questions/conclusion References Dont forget to use the ACS style guidelines and to reference every source you use. Technique / Discretionary Your T.A. will assign points on how well you performed the lab as well as other factors that influenced your performance in the lab. Were you on time? Did you clean up afterwards? Does your report use proper spelling and grammar?...
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