CHEMISTRY 161 LAB REPORT INFORMATION Report Contents 1. Title of Experiment 2. Purpose of Experiment A short sentence or two describing concisely what the lab is showing or proving. 3. Data Data consists of observations and measurements, with units, measured to the proper number of significant figures. 4. Results and calculations Show all work, with the result indicated with a square box around the answer. 5. Discussion Restate the purpose and discuss if the purpose of the experiment was achieved, by stating results. Discuss about the quality of your results. How close were to the expected outcome? For example, was the precision good? What factors may have contributed to inaccurate results? What might you do different next time? 6. Questions Answer all post lab questions. Report Requirements 1. Report should be typed. 2. Graphs should be labeled clearly, with scales of 1, 2, or 5 units, taking up at lease ½ of a page. 3. Show all work for calculations. For repetitive calculations one example can be used. 4. Be sure all results contain units and the proper precision according to the rounding rules. 5. Grading rubric stapled to the front of the report.