What is a book report?
A book report is a formal and informative piece of writing where unlike a book review you aren’t required to give your personal opinions and perform a deep analysis.
A book report is much simpler than writing a book review; here you discuss the contents of the book provide background information about the author and his/her background to help the reader understand the author’s point of view.
Along with that, a book report summarizes important aspects such as the story, plot, setting and characters.
Remember, that the reason your professor has assigned a book report is to check your level of understanding of the book.
What is a lab report?
A lab report explains how an experiment was carried out, what was learned and significance of the results.
Lab reports are basically made to analyze a scientific process and the main goal is to
· conduct a research,
· increase your understanding about the scientific process,
· develop a hypothesis,
· find evidence to support your hypothesis,
· provide enough details to allow someone else to replicate the study,
· test the hypothesis by applying statistics,
· analyze the obtained results.
Moving on to the structure of a lab report. Different lab reports may vary due to their length and format, but following are some of the essentials:
· Title page
· Data results
· Figure and graphs