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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Use science inquiry skills to conduct, analyse and communicate experiments
- Evaluate, with reference to collected data and resources, claims about concepts in science
- Create scientific reports with appropriate sections, language and conventions that conform to a specified style
- Articulate a working knowledge of scientific concepts applicable to experiments conducted
- What is the Scientific Method
- Basic Skills in Lab Work – How to Write Formal Introductions
- Pre-Lab work – How to Write a Formal Method
- Interpreting Graphs – How to Present Data for Reports
- Pre-Lab Work – How to Synthesis Literature
- How to Write Formal Discussions
- Harvard Referencing
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
In this subject you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences to complete experiments performed in labs. The focus will be on building report writing skills via a series of workshops and assessment tasks that call for an increased ability to communicate experiment results in a written format. You will also explore ethical considerations of conducting and reporting on scientific research.
- Scientific Report (15%%)
- Formal Scientific Report (20%%)
- Formal Scientific Report (40%%)
- Portfolio (25%%)
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