Lab Write Up

The following is the proper format for writing up lab reports in Mr. Heldt's class. Note: All lab write ups are to be TYPED unless you are told differently.

Laboratory Write-up Format

Title

Your Name
Partners Name(s)


Purpose:

What is the intent or point of the lab?

Materials:

What apparatus are used?

Procedure:

How is the lab carried out?

Be complete and precise to insure that the lab is repeatable!

Data:

Include any tables, graphs, charts, etc.

All calculations must also be completely shown.

Questions:

This section may be omitted only if questions are not assigned.

Conclusion:

This is arguably the most important section of the write-up.

Must include possible sources of error.

Attempt to answer the question Why?

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