The format you'll use for the abstract depends on its purpose.
If you're writing for a specific publication or a class assignment, you'll probably need to follow specific guidelines.
The short answer is that the research paper is a report summarizing the answers to the research questions you generated in your background research plan.
It's a review of the relevant publications (books, magazines, websites) discussing the topic you want to investigate.
Year after year, students find that the report called the research paper is the part of the science fair project where they learn the most.
So, take it from those who preceded you, the research paper you are preparing to write is super valuable.
If you have read scientific papers, you will have noticed that a standard format is frequently used.
This format allows a researcher to present information clearly and concisely.
Title Abstract Introduction Methods Results Discussion Bibliography of guides Peer review Presentations Lab reports (2nd ed.) Bjorn Gustavii.
No one knows how to write a scientific paper without practice and help.