Step by step features of a scientific report
Describes what the report is about.
What are you trying to find out? To determine..., To investigate..., To measure and graph ...
The factor being measured in an experiment
The factor that is changed in an experiment
Factors in an experiment that a scientist keeps the same
Scientific Guess - what do you think it will happen?
Outline the risks that relate to conducting the experiment and what steps are planned to limit the risks.
List of equipment and chemicals needed to do the experiment. Be specific and include details and measures.
Step by step procedure of how you did the experiment, including a diagram. Written in past passive tense.
Data and observations gathered from the experiment - includes tables and graphs - no explanation is needed.
Explain what the results mean. Link to the aim, data tables and graphs, state if the hypothesis was supported or not-supported. Precautions, problems, errors and improvement can be included.
A final summary of the experiment and major finding(s). Don't say "I enjoy the experiment".