PHYS 2211 2-D Kinematics In-Class Worksheet
Continuing with our pre-lecture spaceship: How far does the spaceship travel during the 842 s its rockets are firing?
Recall that 0 = 5480 m/s, 0 = 0 m/s, = 1.20 m/s2, and = 8.40 m/s2.
First, set up a nice table
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Module 1 Molecules and Metabolism
Module 2 Genes and Genomes
Gene expression: DNA to protein
Cell division: mitosis and meiosis
Appendix A: Introduction to Graphing
Appendix A: Introduction to Graphing
Making Graphs in ExcelTM 2013
Some general thoughts about graphs.
Graphs and figures exist to take visualize larger or complex data to make it quickly and easily
Interpret the p-value
What is a p-value?
The p-value tells you the probability value (between 0-1) of the likelihood of
getting the same result due to random chance in a population. Generally, the
threshold of the p-value is set for significance at p0.05.
When would you use
Figuring out when to use what statistical test
Table 1. Summary explanations of each statistical test.
Type of question
Used to test whether an
observed pattern is significa
1- or 2- tailed t-test?
When do you use a t-test?
Used for comparing TWO groups
How do you figure out whether to use a 1- or 2- tailed t-test?
First, look at your alternative hypothesis to determine what youre
Null hypothesis (Ho): The t
Your name: _
Please fill in the chart to rate each of your group members, using the following scale:
Your evaluation score is 8 points for completing your peers evaluations + the a
Elements of experimental design:
Variables, controls, types of data
1. Observations were performed on a group of people between the ages of
20 30 based on their posture of their face when they walked. When the
subjects walked with their heads up, they wer
Use Excel to do statistics and create a graph
1. A professor at a college claims that the average student studies 8 hours per day during the
weekend. Do you believe this is true? Based on your own experience, develop your own
Null hypothesis (
A study was conducted at a major north eastern American
medical centre regarding blood cholesterol levels and
A group of heart-attack patients had their cholesterol levels measured two days
after the attack.
In addition, cholestero
Increasing Plant Growth with
Your introduction should contain short bullet
phrases rather than long paragraphs
Give key facts to introduce your topic and to
support your hypothesis, which is what you
(1989); Y. Uehara, Y. U. Murakami, Y. Sugimoto,
S. Mizuno, Cancer Res. 49, 780 (1989).
Coculture and analysis were performed as described for Fig. 4A.
The relative tyrosine phosphate content of pp30
for each of the lysates in Fig. 5A was
Results vs. Discussion Active Learning Exercise
1.) Each of the components was analyzed in a polyacrylamide gel containing
SDS and was highly purified as judged by Coomassie Blue staining (Fig. 1A).
2.) As our knowledge has developed, comparisons between
Writing a results section
FAQ about writing scientific results:
Audience & voice: Write your results section to inform the audience about the data from
your experiments. Use the past tense. You may use first person plural, e.g. we
Biology 1510 Lab: Week 2, Interpreting Figures & Writing Figure Legends
The following activity was adapted: Saruax et al. (2011) Reliability of flipper-banded penguins as
indicators of climate change. Nature 469:203-205.
Writing Activity: Methods
Write a methods section based on your experiment from Lab 1. Use your notebook. When you are
done, think about what details may have been useful to have in your notebook when writing the
Interpreting figures and writing a figure legend
The purpose of this activity is to interpret a figure and write a legend for it based
on the information given. You will be given some background about bacterial growth, a
protocol, data from a mo
This is a brief paragraph that summarizes the purpose, results, and conclusions of your
experiments and should contain:
One sentence explaining why you studied what you did (linked to the big picture).
In this case it also serves as the hypothesi