BISC 111/113:Lab 12: Beetle Presentations

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BISC 111/113: Introductory Organismal Biology

Contents

Objectives

  1. Integrate research results with primary literature on population dynamics
  2. Present research results to student colleagues

Lab 12 Overview

I. Presentation of research results
II. Review guidelines for the final lab report

Research Presentations

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.

Research Paper

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.
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