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Science Fair Log Book. How to…. The book itself & how to write in it. This is a place where your thoughts and actual data go, it does not have to be perfectly neat. 1 per group New, bound composition book WRITE IN PEN ! NUMBER ALL PAGES DATE ALL ENTRIES NO WRITING ON THE BACK OF PAGES!

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the book itself how to write in it
The book itself & how to write in it

This is a place where your thoughts and actual data go, it does not have to be perfectly neat.

  • 1 per group
  • New, bound composition book
  • WRITE IN PEN!
  • NUMBER ALL PAGES
  • DATE ALL ENTRIES
  • NO WRITING ON THE BACK OF PAGES!
  • NO WHITE OUT!
  • If you make a mistake writing, cross out with single line.
front cover
Front Cover
  • Names of all members
  • Class Period of all members
  • Teacher: Washburn
  • Fall 2011
table of contents
Table of Contents
  • Page number What’s on the page….

You may want to leave 2-3 pages for the table of contents…

first entry
First Entry
  • Question:
  • Hypothesis:
  • Independent Variable:
  • Dependent Variable:
  • Controls:
  • Materials:
  • Safety:
  • Step by Step Procedure:

This is hand copied from the group research plan

experiment day be sure to date it
Experiment Daybe sure to date it!
  • Make sure if ANY part of your procedure changes, make note
  • Data Tables need titles, headings, and metric units
    • Can include averages, standard deviation, differences, etc here or later in log book
  • Make sure you have multiple trials! (This should already by part of your lab procedure)
  • Take pictures of lab set up and results! (make 2 copies---will use for tri-board later)
  • Note any sources of error that may have occurred
  • Write down your thoughts in general about the experiment
after the experiment analyzing data
After the experiment:analyzing data…
  • Show equations and calculations
  • Calculate averages or differences of your measurements (which ever makes more sense for your data)
  • Create hand drawn graphs that help visualize data.
    • Be sure the graphs are labeled!
    • Connect all points OR make a best fit line (which ever makes more sense for your data)
  • Be sure to go back and add the pictures of your set up and results
after the experiment conclusions
After the experiment:Conclusions
  • Log book should be a rough draft of your formal conclusion
  • Everyone in the group should have input!
    • Discussion of hypothesis
    • Recap of results compared to expected results
    • Appropriate calculation of variation between trails
    • Sources of error
    • Significance & usefulness of results
    • What could be done to improve experiment (besides being more careful or more trials)
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