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INVESTIGATORY PROJECT

What is an IP?

DEFINITIONThe study of finding out new things and discovering answers to questions that uses a step by step process called scientific method.

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF MAKING AN IP?

OBJECTIVES Stimulate

interest in Science Provide educational opportunities Share what you have learned to discuss a certain topic. Application of concepts learned Uses scientific method

TOPIC Choose a topic in Biology wherein you find most interesting with you. Start with a broad general topic to making it more specific. Example: Genetics Mutation Products of Mutation GMO products sold in the market Mangopol Hardest topic in Biology as viewed by the students - comparison between two hard topics

Allot time reading articles from previous studies and different sources. You can make one research as a template for your research. Kalabasa cookies vs. ordinary cookies Ampalaya cookies vs. ordinary cookies

Your research may either be: Scientific (with products or comparison in scientific side) Educational (something to do with Biology, teachers and students)

Make your life easy, choose a topic which you can finish working in, you find interest, and you can finish on time. You can work individually or by group. You must be dedicated, determined, diligent and zealous to be able to finish your investigatory project.

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FORMAT OF THE IP

TITLE PAGE Check the samples shown.

Choose a catchy title for your work.

II. Abstract This contains the summary of the following A. Introduction B. Statement of the problem C. Hypothesis D. Methodology E. Results and Discussion F. Conclusion This will be the last one to be written; max(2pgs)

III.ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Contains the persons that you like to thank for contributing to the success of your work. Check sample format.

Table of Contents

Check the samples given: Must contain the following - by chapter - List of tables -List of figures

CHAPTER I. The Problem and Review of Related Literature

I. Introduction:

This is the part wherein you will introduce your study. The following questions can be a guide: What was the focus of the study? What was the focus of the study? Give a background about the topic. Max (1 pg) : Learn how to evaluate

II. Review of Related Literature Choose three article related to your study. Articles should be a previous study done related with your research. Summarize the articles either as one or separate from each other. Max(2 pages)

III. Research Problem/ Objectives State your main problem either declarative or interrogative. Make sure that the problem you make will be answered on the conclusion. Make it very simple yet catchy.

IV. HypothesesMake one of the ff: Null Hypothesis: No significance Alternative Hypothesis: With significance.

V. Significance of the Study

Why is your research important? Max ( 1 page)

CHAPTER II: METHODOLOGY

METHODOLOGYIt must contain the following:

Brief introduction about the chapter Research procedures Elaborate every little details that you have doneEverything should be written in paragraph form (Max 5 pages)

CHAPTER III: RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Must contain the following: Brief introduction of the chapter Interpretation of data gathered Present results in figures and summary tables in the text.

Tables should be labeled as:

Table 1: The comparative study between Kalabasa cookies and other cookies based on nutritive value Graphs or pictures should be labeled as: Figure 1: The bar graph presentation of the comparative study of ..

CHAPTER IV: CONCLUSION

Present the answer to the objectives. Max (2 pages)

Should be written in paragraph.

REFERENCES: Book Shay, J. (1994). Achilles in Vietnam: Combat trauma and the undoing of character. New York: Touchstone. Article in a Magazine Klein, J. (1998, October 5). Dizzy days. The New Yorker, 40-45.

Web page Poland, D. (1998, October 26). The hot button. Roughcut. Retrieved October 28, 1998 from http://www.roughcut.com A newspaper article Tommasini, A. (1998, October 27). Master teachers whose artistry glows in private. New York Times, p. B2. A source with no known author Cigarette sales fall 30% as California tax rises. (1999, September 14). New York Times, p. A17.

REMINDERS No consultation will be entertained during Biology Time You can work at your own phase Consultation Time will be during the ff. time 12: 30 and 4:15 Diligence Tuesday Zeal Wednesday Determination - Friday

NO FINAL PAPER : NO CLEARANCE: NO MT Final Paper (Softbound ) should be submitted on the following dates: Mar 3, 09 Diligence Mar 3, 09 Zeal Mar 6, 09 Determination

Defense will be on:Mar 10, 09 Diligence Mar 10, 09 Zeal Mar 13, 09- Determination

THANK YOU AND GOODLUCK!!!!