2 The parts… Abstract Introduction Materials/Methods Data/Results ConclusionReferences Page
3 We will begin with these! The parts…AbstractIntroductionMaterials/MethodsData/ResultsConclusionReferences PageIntroductionWe will begin with these!
4 Introduction The introduction is broken down into three areas: The What?The Why?The How?
5 IntroductionThe What?: Background information on the topic of the lab report.Found in books, scientific journals, and RELIABLE websitesThe Why?: Purpose of your lab & hypothesisThe How?: A 1-2 sentence overview of the lab
6 BackgroundThe What?: Background information on the topic of the lab report.Found in books, scientific journals, and RELIABLE websitesTake a few minutes to refresh your memory. How do you know a website is RELIABLE?
7 Reason Editor Links Information Author Bibliography Last Update Does the author have a bias, do they want money from you, and do they want any personal information?EIs there an editor, is there a copyright symbol?LDoes it give you links to other sources to verify claims?IDoes it provide contact information about themselves or their organization?ADoes it list an author with their credentials or a publisher?BDoes it list a bibliography or works cited?Is this a “zombie” website because it has not been updated?Is there enough evidence from above list to make a reasonable judgment about its reliability?ReasonEditorLinksInformationAuthorBibliographyLast UpdateEvidence
8 We will begin with these! The parts…AbstractIntroductionMaterials/MethodsData/ResultsConclusionWe will begin with these!References Page
9 References: Magazine: Author: Date: Publication: Volume: Title: Website Sources:Author:Date Published:Title of Article:Name of website:Web address:Date you found the informationNewspaper:Author:Date:Title:Page Numbers:
10 How to use Knight Cite Go to http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/ Choose APASelect what type of sourceMost of you need to select website.
11 Type in your information. Yes, include the URL.Hit submit.
12 Then copy down the information or copy and paste it into Word. Repeat until you are done with your sources
13 APA Reference PageRobotic Surgery Through the Mouth Safe for Removing Tumors of the Woice Box, Study Shows. (2012, September 25). In Science Daily. Retrieved September 26, 2012, fromUniversity of Alaska Mus, . Ancient Giant 'Predator X' Sea Monster Finally Gets a Name. Norwegian Journal of Geology. Retrieved October 17, 2012, fromHere is a sample of what your finished page can look like. You can hand write this, but it must be neat.
14 Due Wednesday 1/30 Background paragraph answering these questions: How do you know when a chemical reaction has occurred?What are endothermic and exothermic reactions?APA references (at least 2).Handwritten is OK but…: Write neatly on 1 side of the paper only in blue or black ink.