lab report

I’m working on a Biology question and need guidance to help me study.

Bio3 WLAC

Spring 2020

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORGANIC MOLECULES LAB REPORT

NO COPY PASTING! This is considered plagiarism and will results in a 0. Canvas has an antiplagiarism function.

TITLE

USE ONE FOOD ITEM YOU STUDIED DURING LAB.

You have the choice between potatoes, milk, tomatoes, bread, apple, coconut water, bananas, onion, or bean

INTRODUCTION

Paragraph 1:

This section introduces the reader to the study and why the study was done. This should only be a few sentences long.

This means you should describe the different organic molecules and why they are important in our body.

Paragraph 2:

You should state your hypothesis here. I believe my food item contains the following organic molecules____ but not

________.

MATERIALS AND METHODS

A. Test for the Presence of Monosaccharides:

Materials:

List of reagents and different solutions used

Water (negative control)

Glucose (positive control)

Maltose (positive control)

Food item of your choice

Benedict’s reagents

Methods:

Describe the procedure in bullet type (do not copy paste from the book)

B. Test for the Presence of Starch:

Same format as above

C. Test for the Presence of Proteins:

Same format as above

D. pH determination

Bio3 WLAC

Spring 2020

RESULTS

You can present your results as a table, similar to the one in your lab manual. Only write the solutions listed in the

methods above. For example, if you have chosen potato as your food item, you do not need to mention milk, apples and

so on)

Monosaccharides

Starch

protein

pH

Solution

Color

+/-

Color

+/-

Color

+/-

Water

Positive

control

Food of your

choice

You could make a bar graph as well. That would be nice

DISCUSSION

Did you results confirm your hypothesis? It is fine if they don’t.

Describe your food item. Give its nutritional value, historical value.

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