- Integrate research results with primary literature on population dynamics
- Present research results to student colleagues
- Review Population concepts from labs 2, 11 & 12 for the lab practical
Lab 12 Overview
I. Presentation of research results
II. Review guidelines for the final lab report
Presentation of research results in written and/or oral form is a key component of the scientific process. By sharing our results, we open them to discussion and criticism, tracing a route for further learning about the natural world.
Turn in research paper on your "Tribolium" experiment on the last day of classes. A full scientific paper in the Biological Sciences consists of the following sections: Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Literature Cited. Follow the guidelines of your instructor regarding the sections to be included in your report.
Please refer to the chapter Science Writing Guidelines of the Wiki for a reminder of what should be covered in each of these sections. Procedures for constructing graphs and running statistical tests are available in the chapter Statistics and Graphing.