We are pleased to announce the Lab Report assignment is live: https://tools.lib.umn.edu/ac/?assnId=180.
Step 1: Understand your assignment. Attend lab and complete experiment.
Step 2: Describe your materials and methods
Step 3: Analyze and describe your results
Step 4: Conduct library research. Develop your introduction
Step 5: Interpret and synthesize your results in the discussion and conclusion
Step 6: Write your abstract. Develop a title. Revise and rewrite
Step 7: Put lab in final form
Many instructors and staff around campus gave us feedback during the development including the Center for Teaching and Learning, chemistry, biology, veterinary medicine, mechanical engineering, and librarians from around the sciences. Thank you very much! Please let us know if you have any comments or questions.
We have a rough draft of a revision to the popular research paper assignment
What do you think?