aznkarson
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Background information?

Postby aznkarson » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:25 pm

In my science fair report, it says I have to include background information. What does that mean?

akbarkhan
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Re: Background information?

Postby akbarkhan » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:28 am

That is the underlying science that you are basing your science experiment on and a summary of practical steps you took to set-up and carry out your experiment.

For example, I did a science project on springs in grade school and would write for the background section, a simple review of Newton's laws and the practical steps required to step my experiment.

Good luck. :D


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