Lab Notebook Expectations
The lab notebook is a record of everything you do in the laboratory. It must be a quadrille ruled composition book for making tables and graphs.
1. The first page should be titled "Table of Contents". In the upper right corner, number page 1. You will number all the pages as you use them in the upper right corner. Number the next two pages, 2 and 3. You will log all your labs in the table of contents on pages 1-3.
2. Your labs will start on page 4. You will be required to have the following:
Date - This is the date or dates the lab was performed.
Purpose/Hypothesis - This can sometimes be copied directly
from the assigned lab.
Safety - Listed out.
Procedure - Step by step with sketches where appropriate.
In addition, you should update it when appropriate if
you make a change to a part of the procedure.
Data - Make sure to include qualitative and quantitative date.
Use the grid to make columns for tables when
Results/Conclusions - Every lab requires a conclusion and
should relate to the purpose/hypothesis. It should also
make reference to what has been learned in the classroom.
3. At the end of the lab, you will sign your full name and date.