One of the most important skills you can learn as a young scientist is how to communicate well. Scientists in all disciplines communicate their findings to professional audiences. They often do this by publishing scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. Throughout this course, you will be writing a lab report in the style of scientific journals. This will help you hone your writing and communication skills.The Eberly College SpeakWrite program uses PACT principles to enhance communication and writing skills. Consider these four principles when writing lab reports in the style of scientific journals.