25% for completion
In order to receive full
credit, you have to complete the entire lab and answered all parts.
Use full sentences explaining your results, show work, insert and properly label tables
and plots, proofread, and use correct units. Make comments if you were
stuck or if your results seem to have errors. Mention what could have
caused these errors in your results and how they could be improved.
The reports are to help you, so use them as kind of like a journal to help
you think through the material.
25% for accuracy
You do have to put effort into
these labs. This is a 4 credit-hour course with lab, so just like for
in-person labs, you have to set aside time to work on the labs.
50% for a reflection at the end of your report, i.e. a
personal account of your experience with the lab. It should be written
in the first person. You can format it as a report to a friend or
You should reflect on the material and mention how well you understood
Did you understand what you were doing during an exercise or activity, or did
you just follow instructions? Do your results make sense to you, or do you expect them to be wrong? Why? Do you have suggestions on how to improve the exercise or activities so students
can learn more from them? ...