Teaching the Anatomy of a Scientific Journal Article

Schinske, Jeffrey N.; Clayman, Karen; Busch, Allison K.; Tanner, Kimberly D.
October 2008
Science Teacher;Oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p49
Academic Journal
The article discusses classroom activities intended to teach students about articles in scientific periodicals. The authors comment on the importance of teaching scientific writing to students as a function of inquiry-based learning. They describe activities that aid students in understanding the use of diagrams and graphs to convey scientific information in science journals, the creation of abstracts for science articles and the composition of science articles regarding science projects.


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