Organizing & Reporting Experimental Results


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The purpose of the results section in a scientific paper is to:

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1. Which of the following is NOT true regarding tables:

2. Which of the following is true of the results section of a scientific paper:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination aims to help you see how prepared you are when it comes to the presenting of experimental results. You'll find questions on methods of data display as well as related considerations of scientific results.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions about:

  • The results section of a scientific paper
  • Data tables
  • Line graph figures
  • Other types of figures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key details from the lesson on the results component of a scientific paper
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between true and false statements about data tables
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding figures of data

Additional Learning

To study these types of results in more detail, you can review the corresponding lesson titled Organizing & Reporting Experimental Results. This lesson incorporates the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the seven sections of a scientific paper
  • Define hypothesis
  • Describe data manipulation
  • Understand the value of conciseness and data selectivity
  • Distinguish between independent and dependent variables