Project #157866 - Unknown Report

Science Tutors

Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 12/05/2016 12:00 am

Unknown Report Instructions and Rubric

***THE DATA TABLE FOR KNOWN AND UNKNOWN IS ATTACHED***

IMPORTANT:  INCLUDE THIS GRADING SHEET AND YOUR DATA TABLE TO THE BACK OF YOUR REPORT

Your unknown report must be written in APA format and with Times New Roman 12-point font.  It must be double spaced and have 1 inch margins all around.  It must be 4-5 pages in length (excluding tables, title page, this grading sheet, data table, and a reference page).  It must include a title page that states the title of your report, the name and # of your unknown, the date, and your name.  Include page numbers and a header with your title on each page.  You must have at least five references, three of which cannot be Bergey’s, the lab manual, or the lecture book.  Your references must be listed on a reference page in the correct APA format. You must refer to all of your references in the body of the report (“in-text” citations) using correct APA formatting.   

APA formatting:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01

Your report is worth 70 points and will be graded using the following rubric:

 

Part I INTRODUCTION ___/6

- Purpose of laboratory experiments___/2

- Unknown #___/2

- Unknown identity___/2

 

Part II MORPHOLOGY/GRAM STAIN ___/20

- Introduction and purpose of Gram stain ___/5

- Gram reaction of unknown ___/5

- Shape of unknown ___/5

- Arrangement of unknown ___/5

 

Part III BIOCHEMICAL REACTIONS ___/20

- Analysis and explanation of results ___/10

- Comparison of unknown results to ___/5

known/control (including possible 

explanations for discrepancies)

- Comparison of unknown results to ___/5

Bergey’s Manual (including possible 

explanations for discrepancies)

 

Part IV INFORMATION ABOUT IDENTIFIED ___/10 

BACTERIUM/CONCLUSION

 

Part V REFERENCE PAGE ___/10

- Appropriate number of references (three ___/5 

besides Bergey’s Manual, lab manual, 

and text book; at least five total)

- Correct format ___/5

 

OVERALL___/34

-    Data sheet included and filled out completely___/5

- Grading sheet included ___/2

- Written in APA style ___/10

- Grammar, spelling, and punctuation ___/10

- Appropriate length (4-5 pages not ___/5

including title, reference, or data table)

- Organization ___/2

 

 

Total (%) ___/100

 

TOTAL (prorated) ___/70

 

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