LAB REPORT CHECKLIST 8th Years
Do I understand why I am doing this lab?
Did I copy the purpose of the lab from the lab prep work handout into my report format?
Have I answered the questions in the purpose?
Have I explained why I believe my answers are correct?
EQUIPMENT & MATERIALS (5%)
Do I know what equipment and mater
ials I will be using?
Did I copy the equipment and materials section of the lab from the lab prep work handout into my report format?
Have I noted any changes in equipment and materials?
Do I understand the procedure?
Am I aware of ALL lab safety issues connected with this lab?
Did I copy the procedure section of the lab from the lab prep work handout into my report format?
Have I noted any changes in procedure?
DATA TABLES (5%)
Have I prepared the necessary data tables?
Do my data tables have headings and units?
Did record extra notes and observations?
Are there any calculations required?
Have I written them out neatly?
Have I included units?
DATA ANALYSIS/RESULTS (50%)
Have I described my data AND explained how it relates to the purpose of the lab?
Have I explained any possible sources of error?
Have I answered ALL the questions in the lab prep handout?
Have I specifically linked my data to the answers to the questions to consider?
Does my analysis flow logically?
Have I stated whether my hypothesis was correct or not?
Have I explained any differences between my hypothesis and my results?
Have I summarized what I have learned?