This is a user-friendly guide for the science student to the location and use of the various forms of scientific information, methods of study and revision, essay and report writing, practicals and project presentation. The changes in requirements of science syllabuses mean that more emphasis is now placed on the student-centered learning; the topics covered in this study guide reflect those needs.
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What this book is about. Basic study skills. Sources of scientific information. Locating scientific information using libraries. Identifying information needs: an action plan. Scientific writing. Displaying data: tables and figures. Giving a talk. How to plan and carry out projects. Assessment and examinations. Appendix: SI Units. Bibliography. Index.