• Lab Report Template
     Geophysical ONLY!

    Title:

    * a brief, concise, yet descriptive title

    Statement of the Problem:

    * What question(s) are you trying to answer?
    * Include any preliminary observations or background information about the subject

    Hypothesis:

    * Write a possible solution for the problem.
    * Make sure this possible solution is a complete sentence.
    * Make sure the statement is testable.

    Materials:

    * Make a list of ALL items used in the lab.

    Procedure:

    * Write a paragraph (complete sentences) which explains what you did in the lab.
    * Your procedure should be written so that anyone else could repeat the experiment.

    Results (Data):

    * This section should include any data tables, observations, or additional notes you make during the lab.
    * You may attach a separate sheet(s) if necessary.
    * All tables, graphs and charts should be labeled appropriately

    Conclusions:

    * Accept or reject your hypothesis.
    * EXPLAIN why you accepted or rejected your hypothesis using data from the lab.
    * Include a summary of the data - averages, highest, lowest..etc to help the reader understand your results
    * List one thing you learned and describe how it applies to a real-life situation.
    *Discuss possible errors that could have occurred in the collection of the data (experimental errors)