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     THINGS TO REMEMBER INWRITING THE SCIENCE

    INVESTIGATORY PROJECT

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    FORMATUse a formal font/type face and regular font size:

    Tahoma, size: 11.

    Use ONLY black ink

    Use a plain white short bond paper.

    Use 1 1/2 inch margin - top and left, 1 inch in thebottom and right side.

    Chapters I-VI should be double-saced.

    !ndent the beginning o" a aragrah # saces

    "rom the le"t margin

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    PAGINATIONage numbers should be in $rabic numerals

    starting from the second page down to the last

    entry of chapter VI.

    age numbers are set half inch down from the

    top of each page and aligned at the right hand

    margin of the te!t.

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    WRITING THE ABSTRACT"his paper should consist of short and

    concise description of the purpose of the

    study, the procedure used, the results and

    conclusions. It must be contained on one

    page, single #space with a ma!imum of $%&

    words.

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    Used Cooking Oil as an Additive

    Component of CandleAst!a"t

      "he study aims to produce a low-priced, high-'uality

    candle by using used coo(ing oil as a ma)or

    component. "he following candle compositions were

    used: *&& percent paraffin wa!+ & percent paraffin

    and *& percent oil+ & percent paraffin and $& percent

    oil+ & percent paraffin and & percent oil+ 0& percent

    paraffin and 1& percent oil+ %& percent paraffin and %&

    percent oil. "he firmness, te!ture, and light intensity

    of the candles were tested and compared.

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    Used Cooking Oil as an Additive

    Component of Candle 

    2esults of the tests showed that the candle made

    from *&& percent paraffin wa! had the lowest meltingrate, lowest amount of melted candle, and a light

    intensity of *&& candelas 3cd4. "he &:*& preparation

    had the ne!t lowest melting rate and amount of

    melted candle. "he other preparations ran(edaccording to the proportion of used coo(ing oil in the

    candle, with the %&:%& preparation performing least

    comparably with the *&& percent paraffin wa! candle.

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    ASSIGN#ENT

    2ead the abstract posted on the website

    3www.yearchemistry.wordpress.com4.

    Identify the problem, hypothesis, and

    5ariables. 6rite down the methodology 3in your own

    words4, results and conclusion.

    lace them in a size one paper.  7ttached the print

    out of the abstract.

     %$T& O' ()*+!((!ON: )N& 2, 21+ON%$Y0

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    WRITING $OUR TIT%ECapitalize the first letter of each word in a title,

    e!cept con)unctions, articles and prepositions.

    Use phrase rather than a sentence. "he title

    should be stated in a formal manner. 75oid using

    fancy words.

    8o not underline a title or enclose in 'uotation

    mar(s.

    8o not use any punctuation mar(s at the end ofthe title.

    9!ample

    Used Coo(ing il as an 7dditi5e Component of Candle

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    AC&NOW%E'GE#ENT ("ontained in a

    sepa!ate s)eet*"his part ac(nowledges the people,

    companies and organizations who helped you

    in the course of your study. "his part should

    be written in a paragraph form.

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    TAB%E O+ CONTENTS6ording and grammar of the chapter titles,

    headings and title of tables and figures should

    be consistent with how it is written in the te!t

    and in the table of contents.

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    BIB%IOGRAPH$ BOO&S  1) Author’s full !"#

      $) Full t%tl#& %'lu(% !*su+t%tl#

      ,) E(%t%o  -) Nu"+#r of th# .olu"#

    !( th# tot!l u"+#r of.olu"#s /%f th# +oo0 %s !rtof ! "ult%2.olu"# 3or0)

      4) C%t* of u+l%'!t%o

      5) Short##( for" of th#u+l%sh#r’s !"#

      6) Y#!r of u+l%'!t%o

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    BIB%IOGRAPH$ 

     ,OURNA% ARTIC%E

      1) Author’s !"#

      $) Full t%tl# of th#!rt%'l#

      ,) Full t%tl# of th# 7our!l

      -) Volu"# u"+#r

      4) Y#!r of u+l%'!t%o

      5) I'lus%.# !#u"+#rs of th# !rt%'l#

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    BIB%IOGRAPH$ NEWSPAPER OR#AGA-INE ARTIC%E  1) Author’s !"#

      $) Full t%tl# of th#

    !rt%'l#  ,) T%tl# of th#

    #r%o(%'!l

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    u+l%'!t%o

      4) I'lus%.# !#u"+#rs of th# !rt%'l#

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    BIB%IOGRAPH$ INTERNET SOURCE

      1) Author’s !"#

      $) T%tl# of th# (o'u"#t  ,) Full %for"!t%o !+out !*

    r#.%ous or s%"ult!#ous

      u+l%'!t%o % r%t for"  -) T%tl# of th# s'hol!rl* ro7#'t&

    (!t!+!s#& #r%o(%'!l or W#+s%t#  4) N!"# of #(%tor of th# s'hol!rl*

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    or!%9!t%o sosor% or!sso'%!t#( s%t#

      :) 8!t# 3h# *ou !''#ss#( th#sour'#

      ;) N#t3or0 !((r#ss or

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    CHAPTER IV? A!l*s%s !(It#rr#t!t%o of 8!t!

     TIT=E? @!l!"!s% P##ls Ito C%tro2C!(* T!+l# Gr!h

    P%'tur#s

      Th# r#s#!r'h#rs fou( out th!t th# s'%#'#

    'o'#t %.ol.#( % r#'*'l% 0!l!"!s% ##ls %to! (#l%'%ous '%tro2'!(* %s %ts utr%t%.# .!lu# forhu"! utr%t%o A+out 64 of th# !s'or+%' !'%(of th%s fru%t %s 'ot!%#( % th# ##l +!s#( fro"th# t%tr!t%o t#st !( %o(%# 'o(u't#( o th##Dtr!'t#( 7u%'# fro" th# ##l%s Th# ul !( 7u%'# 3#r# !lso t#st#( !( %t 3!s fou( out th!tth#* 'ot!% l#ss#r !"outs of !s'or+%' !'%( Th###l +!s#( o th# l%t#r!tur# s!*s th!t %t 'ot!%sth# h%h#st '!rot#o%(s& !rou( 4264 of th#tot!l !"out of '!rot#o%(s % th# fru%t

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    CHAPTER IV? A!l*s%s !(It#rr#t!t%o of 8!t!

    Futh#r"or#& th# .%t!"% C r#s#t %0!l!"!s% ##ls h!s s#'%' rol#s % our+o(*?V%t!"% C r#.#ts o%so% % th#+loo(& r#.#ts s'ur.* !( h#ls 3ou(

    h#!l f!st#r

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    CHAPTER IV? A!l*s%s !(It#rr#t!t%o of 8!t!

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    CHAPTER IV? A!l*s%s !(It#rr#t!t%o of 8!t!

    INTERPRETATION OF 8ATA? Th# r#sults sho3 th!t th# t#st tu+# B 3%th

    th# "%l0 !( E Col% s#'%"# h!( th# l!r#st'olo* of +!'t#r%!l ro3th 3h#r#!s t#st tu+# C3%th "%l0& th# E Col% s#'%"# !( !rl%' #Dtr!'t(%( ot sho3 !* s%s of +!'t#r%!l ro3th T#st

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    CHAPTER IV? A!l*s%s !(It#rr#t!t%o of 8!t!ANA=YSIS OF 8ATA?

    B!s#( fro" th# #D#r%"#t (o# +* th# r#s#!r'h#rs&%t sho3#( th!t !rl%' '! r#t!r( or "%%"%9#+!'t#r%!l ro3th Th# s%9# of th# +!'t#r%!l 'olo*

    3h#r# !rl%' 3!s !((#( (%( ot r#!'h 1 ""Furth#r"or#& +!s#( o th# s%"%l!r stu(%#s 'o(u't#(o fr#sh !rl%' s!*s th!t %t '! !lso 0%ll th# !t%+%ot%'2r#s%st!t St!h*lo'o''us !ur#us& !( S!l"o#ll!#t#r%t%(%s % th# l!+or!tor* Thus& '! h#l % th#

    r#.#t%o !( oss%+l* 'ur# for so"# (%s#!s#s l%0#out& rh#u"!t%s"& h#"orrho%(s& !sth"!& +ro'h%t%s&fu!l %f#'t%os& 3!rts& !( 'ors