prompter
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What do you put in background information?

Postby prompter » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:27 pm

I am doing my project on diabetes, so what am I supposed to put in my background information? Is it research? Like what is diabetes? and treatment for diabetes? etc.

amyc
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Re: What do you put in background information?

Postby amyc » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:13 am

Yes - your background information will be your research. From your other messages, it sounded like you were writing a paper and not doing an experiment. But you have also indicated you are doing a survey? Is your survey not designed with a hypothesis in mind for your topic?

For assistance during the research part of your project, see the "Background research" section of the Project Guide:

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... ndex.shtml

subo123
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Re: What do you put in background information?

Postby subo123 » Tue May 14, 2013 7:35 am

For background info you should put things that gives info about your topic.

P.S. How do you add a post.


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