More examples Once your statistical analyses are complete, you will need to summarize the data and results for presentation to your readers. Data summaries may take one of 3 forms: Some simple results are best stated in a single sentence, with data summarized parenthetically: Seed production was higher for plants in the full-sun treatment
Tutorial videos are coming soon for each of these tools! Regarding the Dreaded P-Word Plagiarism is absolutely unacceptable in this course and will result in at minimum a 35 pt penalty to the report and referral to the Academic Integrity Office; severe plagiarism will result in course failure and referral to your college Provost for further action.
You must do your own literature search and write in your own words! There are five ways to use information as a reference; the first four will get you in a lot of trouble: Find a good article and copy one or more sentences without attribution.
This is the most blatant form of plagiarism; do this and you'll at minimum repeat the course next year. This also includes self-plagiarism, the act of recycling work from other courses for use in this course.
Find a good article and copy one or more sentences with attribution to a different article, presumably in the hope that you won't get caught. We have a very special set of skills and software to track down plagiarism; we will find it, we will catch it, and we will act accordingly.
Find a good article and copy one or more sentences with attribution. This is still considered plagiarism because you haven't used your words; an extreme example would be to copy five sentences from five different sources to create a paragraph.
Sometimes this form is acceptable in the context of a literary or legal work where the exact wording is relevant but it's considered inappropriate in science and engineering and many other fields, for that matter.
Find a good article, slightly modify one or more sentences, and provide attribution. If your sentence is substantially similar to the original work, it'll be flagged and we'll see it.
Summarize a few paragraphs, or better, an entire article, in one or two of your own sentences and provide an accurate citation.
Ok, now this is the way to go! Here, you've assimilated the information and extracted only those aspects most relevant to your own report, and provided appropriate attribution.
Update 2 Feb Using figures without attribution is also plagiarism and will be treated in the same manner as the forms of plagiarism listed above. If you need to use someone else's figure then include a citation to the source after the first cross-reference in the main text. Keep in mind that web sources, even for figures, are not appropriate in written reports.
Your report is limited to 10 numbered pages. ShareLaTeX automatically numbers the appropriate pages; if you see a page number of 11 or higher then you've gone too far!
Your report should tell a story in a mildly repetitious manner you may have heard before: Think of the various report sections as a way to funnel the reader's attention from the world at large to the experiment you performed.
Briefly, the Introduction and Background provide context, the Methods and Results describe the experiment, and the Discussion and Conclusion state what's important or what's been learned. Each of these sections are covered in more detail below. When you sit down as a team to create an outline, focus first on the report as a whole rather than individual sections.
Discuss the story you want to tell by answering questions such as Who uses this technology: What competitor or alternative technologies exist? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this technology in terms of cost, reliability, production, etc? How does your experiment provide useful data or insight into this technology?
What high-impact message do you want the reader to conclude from your report? With answers to these questions you'll find it much easier to compose the various sections of the report and your readers will appreciate the cohesiveness of the story.A feverish world.
The second of a two-part series on climate change. Agnieszka Biskup. May 5, — pm EST begin substituting alternative energy sources, such as solar, wind, tidal and wave power for the burning of oil, gas and coal.
due in part to the increased production of greenhouses gases related to human activity. How to number Tables and Figures: Figures and Tables are numbered independently, in the sequence in which you refer to them in the text, starting with Figure 1 and Table 1.
If, in revison, you change the presentation sequence of the figures and tables, you must renumber them to reflect the new sequence. Summarize the key results, perhaps a relationship between the Reynolds and Nusselt numbers ( sentence).
Place the results in the context of the literature (whether it agrees or disagrees with previous publications) and the laboratory (suggestions for the next team to do the experiment) ( sentences). 1. Energy released during certain metabolic reactions can be trapped to form ATP from ADP and P (a single phosphate ion).
Addition of P to a molecule is called phosphorylation. 2. During substrate-level phosphorylation, a high-energy P from an intermediate in catabolism is added to ADP. 3. Wind power is a renewable source of energy because wind is anatural, re-usable source. Wind power is generated by windturbines.
To put it simply, the wind turns the blades, whichspins a shaft. Integrative Physiology Laboratory () Keep in mind that it is quite difficult to summarize information into a simple sentence, since it requires that you comprehend the material you are studying. Thus, accept that if you are not able to write an answer for each • An organism is an interactive society of cells, which are the basic.