General Chemistry Laboratory


Sample Preliminary Write-up

Sample Report

Report Guidelines

· Starts as a Preliminary Write-up
· Prepare your Preliminary Write-up before coming
     into class

· Preliminary Write-up includes:
P Your name, your section #, your TA's name, and a date
P Title of the Experiment
P Objective (formulated in your own words!)
P Equations for chemical reactions (if applicable)
P Tables ready for data collection

· Report is a CONTINUATION of your Preliminary Write-up
· Due one week after the experiment is performed
· Report includes:
              P Preliminary Write-up
P Data organized into tables (pre-prepared as part of     
                  the Preliminary Write-up)
             P Sample calculation(s)
P Graphs (if applicable)
P Answers to Discussion Questions