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In Practice Sets 3A-3G, you will engage in exercises aimed at improving your ability to create your own Materials (or Materials & Methods) sections for assignments such as lab reports, field reports, science fair posters, and original research articles.
PRACTICE SET 3A – Calling scientific equipment by its common name(s)
PRACTICE SET 3B – Calling scientific apparatus by its common name(s)
PRACTICE SET 3C – Knowing the names and functions of the parts of a light microscope
PRACTICE SET 3D – Knowing the names & symbols of elements commonly used in school experiments
PRACTICE SET 3E – Knowing the names & symbols of elements most commonly found in living things
PRACTICE SET 3F – Knowing the names & formulae of chemical solutions commonly used in school experiments
PRACTICE SET 3G –
- Writing in the past tense
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