2 How to do well in this class

Before the lab

  • Know what’s coming up. Each week, look at the schedule to know what lab is coming up.
  • Be prepared. Read the chapter in the manual before you come to the lab.
  • In your own words, explain to yourself or someone else what the upcoming lab is about.

During the lab

  • Read the lab instructions carefully.
  • Follow the instructions carefully.
  • Make sure that you know what you are doing and why you are doing it.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask your instructor for help or clarifications.

After the lab

  • Ask yourself: what was this lab about? What did we do? How did we do it?
  • In your own words, tell yourself or someone else what you learned in the lab.