MATERIALS & PROCEDURES
Don't write a general statement like put each plant in a pot.
DO write an exact explanation. Put each 3 inch plant in a 5 inch pot with 2 cups of Scott's top soil.
Don't write: Water the plants
DO write: Use 4 ounces of water to water each plant in the experimental (independent variable) group.
Don't write: place a cup on the wet paper towel