Evaluation Guide

Descriptive Labs

LabCheck: Evaluation Guide

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Title

describes lab content concisely, adequately, appropriately

         
Abstract
conveys a sense of the full report concisely and effectively          
Introduction
successfully establishes the context (scientific concept, lab procedure) of the lab          
effectively presents the objectives and purpose of the lab          
presents interesting questions or issues related to the lab          
Methods
gives enough details to allow for replication of procedure          
Results
opens with a sentence or two describing the main finding(s) of the lab          
presents visuals clearly and accurately          
presents verbal findings clearly and with sufficient support          
successfully integrates verbal and visual representations          
Discussion
opens with an explanation of how the findings link to the context of the lab          
addresses questions and issues related to the lab and discusses answers to these questions          
sufficiently addresses other issues pertinent to lab          
Conclusion
convincingly describes what has been learned by doing the lab          
Presentation
citations and references adhere to proper format          
format of tables and figures is correct          
report is written in scientific style: clear and to the point          
grammar and spelling are correct          
Overall Aims of the Report: The student...
has successfully learned what the lab is designed to teach          
accurately analyzes data for lab findings          



 
 
 

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