Writing a Good Lab Conclusion

posted Nov 11, 2014, 10:17 AM by Jerrid Johansen
HERE ARE THE SENTENCE STARTERS FOR WRITING A GOOD CONCLUSION TO YOUR LAB.

 

Restate the Problem:

“In this lab we attempted to…”

 

Restate your Hypothesis

“We hypothesized by changing…because…” 

“Our hypothesis stated…because…”

 

“Support” or “Reject” your hypothesis based on the data you have collected

“Based on the data collected we support/reject our hypothesis.”

 

Describe your data in detail—BE SPECIFIC!

“The data clearly shows that…”

 

Discuss and describe any potential errors that might have been made and the affect these errors might have had on the data.  TRUST ME…YOU ALWAYS MAKE ERRORS.

·“Potential sources of error included…”

 

Discuss and describe how you would do things differently if you were to do this experiment again and wanted to improve it.

“In future experiments we would…in order to see if…”

 

Discuss and describe the real world application of this experiment.

”This experiment shows…”

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